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Joshimath city has sunk up to 5.4 cm in just 12 days. This information has been received from the satellite images released by ISRO. ISRO released the pictures and said that between 27 December 2022 and 8 January 2023, the city has sunk 5.4 cm. Even before this, between April 2022 and November 2022, Joshimath had sunk down by 9 cm.
At the same time, the NSRC said that between the last week of December and the first week of January, Joshimath started sinking rapidly.
On the other hand, in the midst of a landslide incident in Joshimath, Uttarakhand on Thursday late evening, the work of demolishing the hotels in the affected area has started. Meanwhile, there was also rain and snowfall, due to which the operation was affected.
Hotel Malari Inn has completely bent backwards. Another hotel Mount View will also be removed soon.
The SDRF took over Hotel Malari Inn on Thursday evening. Police closed the surrounding roads. The protesters have also been removed. This hotel has totally bent backwards. Another hotel Mount View will also be removed soon.
Here, a high-level meeting was held at the residence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah regarding Joshimath. Union ministers Nitin Gadkari, RK Singh, Bhupendra Yadav, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat were present in this. In the meeting, discussions were held on the condition of road, power supply, drinking water and environment after the landslide in Joshimath. Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla was also present in the meeting which lasted for 40 minutes.
Minor cracks in 25-28 buildings of army base
The landslide in Joshimath has also affected the army. Army Chief General Manoj Pandey told on Thursday that- 25-28 buildings of the army base have minor cracks. The troops have been temporarily shifted to Auli. If needed, his posting will be made permanent. A team of scientists from the National Center for Seismology has also been sent to Joshimath.
The work of evacuating houses started in Joshimath from Wednesday. So far 131 families have been shifted to relief camps.
CM Dhami said – do not create an atmosphere for the end of Joshimath
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami also reached Joshimath and took stock of the situation. He held a meeting with officials and experts. Dhami said- Only 25% of the houses in Joshimath have cracks, such houses have been evacuated. Do not create such an atmosphere that Joshimath is ending.
CM said – tourists will not come due to the atmosphere of fear
CM Dhami said that the economy of Joshimath is dependent on tourism. There is also the Char Dham Yatra after 4 months. Tourists will not come by creating an atmosphere of fear. Help of Rs 1.5 lakh will reach the account of the affected immediately by evening. Later, more help will be given to the affected. We have formed a committee of government and public representatives, which is talking about compensation.
Locals protesting against the demolition of two hotels in Joshimath without compensation.
So far 589 people have been shifted to another place.
Uttarakhand Disaster Management Secretary Ranjit Kumar Sinha said that 8 teams of SDRF are deployed in Joshimath for disaster relief operations. Two teams of NDRF have also been deployed. Till now 3 families have been given house rent of Rs 4000. So far 589 people from 169 families have been shifted. 73 families have been given Rs 5,000 each for general expenses. So far, 10 families have been given Rs 1.30 lakh per family as per the provisions of SDRF.
today’s updates from joshimath
CM Pushkar Singh Dhami met the affected families on Wednesday.
Ramesh Singh Negi of Singhdwar said that the survey team on Tuesday declared his house safe. Ramesh went to work on Wednesday. In the afternoon his wife called and told that the survey team has come and is asking to vacate the house in half an hour. When Ramesh reached home immediately, the wife and children were in bad condition crying. How to vacate the house in half an hour. Where will you go? There was chaos in some of the nearby houses as well.
In Joshimath, the work of putting red crosses on the affected houses was also done on Wednesday.
This part of the Himalayas is also in danger
What happened in Joshimath in the last 15 days…
December 27: After cracks appeared in the houses of Joshimath, people warned of agitation. After this, the administration investigated the cracks by a 5-member team of engineers and officers.
After this, cracks kept increasing in the houses of Joshimath, when the situation worsened, the state and central government took note of it.
January 6: Fear increased among the people as cracks appeared in about 500 houses and buildings. Evacuation of people living in affected houses to safer places was expedited.
After cracks appeared in the houses in Joshimath, now the work of shifting has started.
January 7: Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Dhami reached Joshimath to take stock of the situation. Meanwhile, Chamoli’s DM Himanshu Khurana told that the problem is only in a few areas. The CM directed to provide all possible help to the affected people.
January 8: The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) held a high-level meeting regarding the situation in Joshimath. The district administration has been asked to shift the people to a safer place at the earliest. PM Modi spoke to the state’s CM Dhami on this issue.
January 9: In the evening, a team from the Center reached Joshimath to take stock of the damage caused to the buildings. The team investigated and submitted the report to the state government. 478 houses and 2 hotels were declared as danger zones. At the same time, the Uttarakhand government decided to divide Joshimath into three zones. Till January 9, 81 families were displaced.
CM Dhami met the affected on Wednesday and assured them of help.
January 10: The demolition of two hotels in Joshimath was stopped after protests by the local people. The hotel owners said that no notice has been given to us. Along with this, he also raised the demand for compensation. The Supreme Court refused to hold an urgent hearing on the matter.
January 11: Cracks started appearing in 723 houses of Joshimath. CM Dhami met the affected people in Joshimath and asked for help of Rs 1.5 lakh. The CM told that Rs 50,000 will be given for shifting and Rs one lakh as advance for compensation. What will be the final compensation, it will be decided later.
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