Arunachal: Khandu expresses grave concern over Landslide incidents

he has entrusted Home Minister Bamang Felix to personally monitor the precarious situation arising out of rains, flood and landslides who today visited the landslide sites in the capital complex.


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Chief Minister Pema Khandu has expressed grave concern over rains posing danger to life and properties of the people and disrupting normal life across the state. He expressed shock and pain on the reported incidents of landslides in the State and assured government support to those injured in the calamity besides providing gratuitous relief to all victims as per norms.

The Chief Minister called for concerted efforts of all District Administration, police, Disaster Management Deptt., Work departments in averting disaster. He also appealed for active participation of civil societies in expediting restoration of amenities to the extent possible despite all odds. He further asserted that essential services will be made available to the citizens at the earliest. While cautioning people living in flood and landslide prone area to be alert, he urged the commuters travelling on landslide-prone zones to be extra careful and to strictly adhere to the instructions issued by local administrations from time to time.

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“The government is privy to the situation and has put in place measures to tackle any untoward incident. Though we may not always succeed in tackling nature’s fury but with people’s co-operation, many precious lives and valuable properties can be saved,” he said in a statement here this afternoon.

Meanwhile, he has entrusted Home Minister Bamang Felix to personally monitor the precarious situation arising out of rains, flood and landslides who today visited the landslide sites in the capital complex. He was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Capital Complex, top police officials, officials from the disaster management department, NDRF, SDRF and district administration.

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He also met those injured in the landslide that occurred on the highway near the Police Headquarters here this morning, who are undergoing treatment at R K Mission Hospital.

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