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Tripura govt readies plan for food supply by road as Assam landslides snap rail links

Agartala, May 17: The Tripura government is readying a contingency plan for supply of essential items by road from Assam as restoration of railway network affected by rain-triggered landslides in the neighbouring state will take at least two months, officials said on Tuesday. As of now, Tripura has "no shortage" of essential items and fuel but if the suspension of train services continues for a long time, it will impact the normal supply to the state, food and civil supplies department additional secretary Tapan Kumar Das said. As part of...