Bhupesh Baghel, the chief minister of Chhattisgarh, declared on Friday that the state would give Himachal Pradesh, where torrential rains and landslides have caused devastation, 11 crore in financial relief.
According to PTI, Baghel spoke with Himachal Pradesh’s chief minister over the phone on Thursday. Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu. During the conversation, Baghel evaluated the circumstances in the northern state at the time and offered support to address them. Baghel noted that Himachal Pradesh, frequently referred to as the “Devbhoomi” or land of the gods, has been affected by a huge natural calamity in a statement made on Friday. The people of Chhattisgarh are expressing their solidarity with the citizens of Himachal Pradesh in view of this circumstance.
According to the chief minister, he has promised to give the Himachal Pradesh government 11 crore on behalf of the people of Chhattisgarh for the relief and rehabilitation of disaster victims.
According to Himachal Pradesh officials, since Sunday night, there have been 72 fatalities in rain-related accidents in the state, with 21 of the deaths occurring in Shimla alone. Since Sunday, the hill state has experienced heavy rains that have caused landslides in Shimla and other districts.
Till August 23, the Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand mountainous regions are expected to receive significant rainfall, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
Over the last three days, several areas have experienced lesser precipitation after experiencing significant downpours. 217 individuals have died in Himachal Pradesh as a result of rain-related incidents since the monsoon arrived on June 24.
At the Shimla landslip sites, work is still being done. The Indian Army, Air Force, and other personnel have carried out rescue operations, rescuing 309 persons from flood-affected villages in Fatehpur in the Kangra district and Pong Dam in Indora. Over the last three days, 2,074 people have been rescued in total.
In light of the damage, schools in Shimla City remained closed on Thursday. Around 875 roads remain blocked, with 1,135 transformers and 285 water supply schemes disrupted.