SKM team visits landslide hit areas at Barapathing and Chochen

Gangtok, 22 Aug:

A team led by Sikkim Krantikari Morcha vice president, area in-charge, Tshering Bhutia along with party general secretary Boom Tshering Yonzon, CLC president MB Gurung, Nari Organization secretary Dawa Doma Bhutia and CLC co-ordinator, Damdi Bhutia inspected landslide hit areas in Barapathing, Chochen and surrounding areas today, an SKM press release informs.

The team also visited the damaged roads between Barapathing and Chochen.

Barapathing and Chochen roads were severely damaged due to flashfloods of 19 Aug, 2020.

He called the MD NHIDCL and directed clearance and restoration of the damaged sections, the release adds.

After visiting landslide hit areas, he called on families which had lost livestock to the flashflood and assured them that he would speak to the concerned department for immediate release of compensation and relief.