Tokal Bermiok-Singtam road cutoff due to some heavy landslides

Singtam, 12 Sept:

Heavy rainfall triggers landslides in Tokal Bermiok area on Friday. The road between Tokal Bermiok and Singtam has been deeply affected by landslides and it is likely to take few days to open the road for vehicular movement. The Sikkim Krantikari Morcha’s [SKM] CLC President, Temi Namphing, Gopal Chettri along with Chief Engineer, Additional Chief Engineer, Additional Engineer, Junior Engineer Road and Bridge Department, and Party Youth visited the affected sites. The visit was made under the guidance of Chief Minister of Sikkim wherein the CLC President urged the department to restore the road as soon as possible as the road is the only lifeline of the residents of Tokal Bermiok for commuting. The Chief engineer has assured that the restoration work will be done within a week.