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Uttarakhand: CM Pushkar Dhami visits cloudburst-hit villages, assures people of all help

The chief minister went from door-to-door, meeting residents of the two villages and assuring them of all help from the government.

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Dehradun Updated on: July 21, 2021 18:50 IST
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Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Dhami visits flood-hit villages in the state on Wednesday

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Wednesday visited the cloudburst-hit villages of Uttarkashi district for an on-the-spot assessment of the situation and assured the affected people of all possible help from the government.

Accompanied by cabinet minister Ganesh Joshi, the chief minister visited Mando and Kankarari villages and met the affected people to listen to them, an official release issued said.

He also directed the Uttarkashi District Magistrate Mayur Dikshit to begin the process of relocating Mando village in accordance with the demand of its residents.

The chief minister went from door-to-door, meeting residents of the two villages and assuring them of all help from the government, according to the release.

Dhami also announced Rs 200 crore relief package for people engaged in tourism and Char Dham Yatra-related activities. The package is expected to benefit 1.63 lakh families.

Three people belonging to the same family, including a mother-daughter duo, were killed in Mando village in a cloudburst on Sunday night while one person went missing in the neighboring Kankarari village. 

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