Lahaul-Spiti, August 13
This time rain has become a disaster for the tribal areas of Himachal Pradesh. A large part of the hill in front of Nalda of Udaipur sub-division of Lahaul Spiti, now the tribal district of the state, has broken and fell into the Chandrabhaga River. Due to which the flow of the river has stopped and many villages in the area have been threatened. Hundred of bighas of land in Junda, Tadang and Jasrath villages have been submerged with crops due to the stoppage of Chandrabhaga River.
Jasrath and the people of Tandag village ran away from home to save their lives. The situation still hasn’t returned to normal. Jasrath village is still under threat. Water has reached one end of the Jasrath village is still under threat. Water has reached one end of the Jasrath Bridge. In the morning, after the landslide from the hill, there was a stir among the people. The way the situation remained after the water flow stopped. If this water stop suddenly breaks, then the bridges along with many villages of Lahaul can be in danger. In view of the situation here, Technical Education Minister Dr. Ram Lal Markanda has reached Shimla to meet the Chief Minister; Superintendent of Police Lahaul-Spiti Manav Verma has asked all the chiefs of the valley to move the villagers to safer places.
Chief Secretary Ram Subhag Singh, DGP Sanjay Kundu, Technical Education Minister Ramla Markanda reached Himachal Pradesh’s Lahaul to take stock of the landslide. Chief Secretary Ram Subhag Singh conducted an aerial inspection of the landslide site by helicopter.