Himachal News: Landslides triggered by incessant rains in Himachal Pradesh claimed 71 lives in the last three days. If reports are to be believed, the state has suffered a loss of around Rs 7,5000 crore this year due to monsoon. Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu says that it will take at least a year to develop this infrastructure again.
According to media reports, Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu said that heavy damage has been caused due to the rains. It will take a year to develop the infrastructure again. The Chief Minister also said that “we have a challenge like a mountain in front of us. At present, the landslide sites are being inspected by on the spot. Relief-rescue work is going on. Efforts are being made to help people in every possible way.
All schools closed in Shimla today
All educational institutions in Shimla will remain closed on Thursday as roads have been blocked due to frequent landslides. The state government has urged the Center to declare a national calamity in Himachal Pradesh.
10 people died in Uttarakhand
At the same time, 10 people have died due to the havoc of rains in Uttarakhand, while the administration has rescued 293 pilgrims stranded on the footpath of Madmaheshwar temple in Rudraprayag since Monday. Laxman Jhula was hit by a landslide on Monday, leaving Laxman Six people were buried under the debris at Night Paradise Camp resort in Jhula area.
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