The administration started preparing for the demolition of two precariously standing hotels in subsidence-hit Joshimath in Uttarakhand
The latest round of evacuation took the number of families moved to safety to 603. Joshimath has been labelled as the 'sinking town' as cracks develop.
As more houses and buildings develop cracks in Joshimath, the authorities will begin a demolition drive today to tear down unsafe houses and hotels.
"Going against nature by continuous digging and unplanned construction on the mountains has led to the people of Joshimath facing a terrible crisis today," he also said.
District officials of Joshimath besides senior officials of Uttarakhand attended the review meeting through video-conferencing. Uttrakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami visited Joshimath on Saturday to assess the...