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Erosion is likely to submerge the largest fresh water River Island in next 15-20 years.
At stake is the glorious heritage of Assamese culture (already 42 Satras vanished) and also an agro-horticulture and oil rich part of the country.
Population is increasing inspite of exodus due to displacement, and Per capita cultivable land holding is diminishing Consequent threat on culture, socio-economy & ecology.
Only 21 Satras are existing out of a total 65.
Due to depletion of landmass and lack of Pvt./Public investments, frequent migration of displaced people.