Officials have been asked to assess the damage caused by the rains and repair work will be started once the monsoon is over, he said.
On Wednesday, President Droupadi Murmu expressed her condolences over the loss of lives due to electrocution in Uttarakhand's Chamoli and prayed for the speedy recovery of the injured.
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The probe conducted by the Additional District Magistrate of Chamoli found that faulty earthing led to the electrocution disaster at a Namami Gange sewage treatment plant which took the lives of 16 people.
Kashmiri student activist Nasir Khuehami said due to the ‘denial’ of passport his academic career will suffer, due to which he is feeling ‘mentally depressed’.
The authorities halted the razing of Hotel Malari Inn, declared 'unsafe' after locals protests on Tuesday as hotel owner broke down demanding fair compensation.
It would take two-three days for the washed away stretch of the Badrinath Highway to be restored and the pilgrimage would be disrupted till then, as per a government statement.
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Home to over 300 species of flowers, the valley is a part of the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve in Uttarakhand