Youth drowns at Kaipholangso waterfall



DOLAMARA, Oct 7:  A youth from Jorhat who had gone out for an outing with six of their friends drowned in a river at Kaipholangso in Dolamara on Sunday morning at around 9:30 AM, police sources said.

The body of Kulbhusan Kalita, S/o Debeswar Kalita, a resident of Borpul Kendugori, Jorhat district was recovered from the river by State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) with the help of local residents.

As per information received, Kalita along with his friends are enjoying drinks before the incident occurred. They told him not to go near the river because of the undercurrent which was very strong being flow down from the hill. We even didn’t see him drowning but as we could not find him we informed the police and SDRF along with police and local residents recovered the body at 4:00 PM. While filling of this report, SDO (Civil) Bokajan Dilip Terang have reached the spot to get first hand information of the incident.

Kaiphlangso is one of the picnic spots in Dolamara vicinity under No. 26 Duarbagroi MAC Constituency in Karbi Anglong and famous for its scenic beauty and bordering the enchanting hills.