U'khand landslide: Blocked roads to re-open today, assures CM RawatUpdated: May 20, 2017 09:15 IST
Rwat further assured saying, "Information of landslides was shared with various towns along yatra route and that helped avoid stranding on the roads. Road will reopen today".
No one was stranded,there were no unfortunate incidents,1800 tourists (against reported 15K) were affected & arrangements were made for them https://t.co/TGgQYYSeAv— Trivendra S Rawat (@tsrawatbjp) May 20, 2017
A major landslide occurred near Rishikesh-Badrinath National Highway yesterday, which caused an impediment for the Chardham pilgrims visiting Badrinath. Chamoli district administration has provided all facilities to pilgrims who are at Joshimath, Karnaprayag, Pipalkoti, Govindghat and Badrinath. The pilgrims have been asked to stay at these places till the way is cleared. (ANI)
Information of landslides was shared with various towns along yatra route & that helped avoid stranding on the roads.Road will reopen today— Trivendra S Rawat (@tsrawatbjp) May 20, 2017