Last Updated: January 18, 2023, 18:53 IST
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Wednesday stated 65-70 per cent folks in Joshimath, the place cracks appeared in buildings and different constructions, are main a traditional life and the Char Dham Yatra will start in 4 months.
After assembly Union Home Minister Amit Shah, whom he briefed in regards to the prevailing state of affairs in Joshimath, Dhami stated he was assured all help from the central authorities to take care of the present state of affairs arising out in the hill station.
“65-70 per cent folks in Joshimath reside a traditional life. In close by Auli, which is a vacationer attraction, all the pieces is happening usually. Tourists are nonetheless visiting Auli,” Dhami told reporters here.
He said the Char Dham Yatra, one of the renowned pilgrimage for the Hindus which takes pilgrims to four holiest sites, including Kedarnath and Badrinath via Joshimath, will start in next four months. Dhami said there is no need for panic due to the Joshimath situation and people sitting in other parts of the country should not comment about it.
He said he has briefed the home minister about the steps taken for the relief and rehabilitation of the affected people in Joshimath.
Asked whether he sought a rehabilitation package for the people in Joshimath, he said such things will come after the central team, which is visiting Joshimath, submits its final report.
“Whatever help is required, the central government is giving us,” he stated.
Dhami stated he has already briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi who himself is taking common inputs.
Reports stated that the Uttarakhand authorities has distributed Rs 3.10 crore to 207 affected households as advance for the displacement whereas a chunk of land belonging to the Horticulture Department has been recognized for the development of mannequin pre-fabricated huts with one, two, and three bedrooms.
The variety of buildings which have developed cracks has risen to 849 and 250 households have thus far been evacuated to security.
There are a complete 615 rooms in Joshimath with a capability of two,190 folks and 491 rooms in Pipalkoti with a capability of two,205 folks have been made into non permanent reduction camps.
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