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Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Dhami to Hold High-Level Meeting

Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Dhami is set to hold a high-level meeting today in wake of the land subsidence at Joshimath in Chamoli district.

“I will hold a high-level meeting with top officials in Dehradun this evening regarding landslides in Joshimath and cracks in houses,” Uttarakhand CM. Apart from the officials of the Disaster Management, Irrigation, Home Department, Commissioner Garhwal Mandal, and District Magistrate Chamoli will also participate in the meeting.

Dhami is also set to visit the Joshimath on Saturday and take stock of the situation. As of now, a BJP team has been sent to Joshimath. A 14-member committee, under the coordination of the party`s state general secretary Aditya Kothari, to assess the land subsidence incident and the damages being reported.

Cracks developed in more than 560 houses in Joshimath. Evacuation began on Thursday as the residents protested after noticing fissures in the town`s houses and roadways. As of now, the families have been shifted to prefabricated shelters built by the Hindustan Construction Company (HCC). Ltd and the National Thermal Power Corporation.

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