Water has been rising in the region over the past several days with unrelenting rains causing havoc to farm lands as well as people, some of whom had taken shelter on the AMPT road to protect themselves and their livestock.
The organisation added that paddy has been damaged causing a major problem to farmers during this time of the Covid-19 pandemic.
As the state is working hard to contain the spread of the virus, Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said that the state government felt that the transfer of Central government employees including those working in banks should be kept on hold for now.
The state government had earlier extended the lockdown till June 30 with some relaxations.
Sangma, who is the National People’s Party chief, had travelled to Manipur and Delhi last week to resolve the political crisis that surfaced in the Manipur government, of which NPP is a major partner.