Gangtok, 27 Aug:
A Sikkim Krantikari Morcha team led by SKM East District Youth Organization Secretary, Angdup Yonzon visited landslide hit areas in Barapathing and Chochen under Gnathang Machong, a press release informs.
The team met a cattle owner in Chochen, whose cattle were grazing near the stream and got swept away during the recent flashflood of 19 Aug. On behalf of SKM Youth Wing and Nari Wing of East District Zone-II, the team handed over essential commodities and some financial assistance to the family as relief.
As per the information received, BDO and concerned department officials have already visited the spot and submitted the assessment report for relief and compensation.
The team assured all possible help from the party and Government. SKM Youth and Nari Shakti urged the concerned authority to provide relief packages and compensation to the victims immediately, the release mentions.