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Forest Ranger falls in Brahmaputra river and is missing

Dibrugarh : A forest Ranger accidentally fell down in the Brahmaputra River from a Ferry on which he was traveling from Maijan Ghat, Dibrugarh to his workplace Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh today. Ferry started navigation at about 8 AM from Maijan Ghat carrying at least 100 odd passengers. After five-hour navigation when it was about to reach Kopling Chapori, Talukdar fell from the ferry accidentally. Heavy currents of the Brahmaputra river washed him away immediately. Since then he is missing. Search operations are on to find him . Talukdar is a resident of Tinisukia town.
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