Minister-cum-Area MLA, Lok Nath Sharma visits Kirateshwar Shiv Mandir at Legship to assess the damag

Legship, 08 Aug (IPR): The Minister-cum-Area MLA of Gyalshing Bermiok constituency, Lok Nath Sharma visited Kirateshwar Shiv Mandir at Legship, today, where the overflowing of Rangit river had caused huge damage on Wednesday night. He was accompanied by the Chairman Gyalshing Municipal Council, IK Neopaney, Counsellors, District Collector West, Karma R Bonpo, Sub Divisional Magistrate, Ravangla, Sonam Topgay Tashi, Range Officer, Wangyal Bhutia, GM Rangit Power Station, Ram Swaroop, Admin Officer from SHIGA Energy Pvt Limited, Mandir Committee and others.

The visiting team inspected the damaged premises along the riverside and erosion-hit surrounding, extensively. Thereafter, a brief session was held wherein the Minister Sharma discussed for the protection of the affected site and its renovation work to be taken up in near future. He also extended financial support of Rs. 30,000/- (Thirty Thousand) to the Mandir Committee for immediate relief. He has assured to extend all possible supports from the government's end for restoration of Kirateswar Mandir and protection of residential settlements. He also advised the Mandir Committee to coordinate the concerned District Collector for repairing of work on priority basis. He also informed that the District Collector will submit an assessment report of the affected site to the Chief Minister for his directives for further course of action.

Minister also directed Rangit Power Station NHPC for the construction of protective wall at the foundation site of Mandir Bridge.