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Amit Shah to apprise Rajya Sabha about rescue operations in Uttarakhand

During 'Zero Hour' on the Uttarakhand glacier burst, Rajya Sabah Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu said that he will ask the Home Minister to apprise the House of the situation

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Home Minister Amit Shah greets as he arrives to attend Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi on Friday.
Home Minister Amit Shah greets as he arrives to attend Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi on Friday.

Union Home Minister will on Tuesday apprise the Rajya Sabha about the ongoing rescue operations in Uttarakhand in the wake of glacier burst.

The Minister is scheduled to make a statement in Rajya Sabha at 11:30 am over the avalanche in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, government officials said.

During 'Zero Hour' on the Uttarakhand glacier burst, Rajya Sabah Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu said that he will ask the Home Minister to apprise the House of the situation.

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs is monitoring the situation in Uttarakhand and Shah on Sunday spoke to Uttarakhand Chief Minister over the Chamoli flood situation and assured all possible help to the state.

Meanwhile, Uttarakhand Chief Minister on Tuesday conducted an aerial survey of areas affected due to the glacier burst in Chamoli.He also visited the ITBP hospital in Joshimath, Chamoli where injured people have been admitted.

As many as 26 bodies have been recovered from different areas that were affected by the glacier burst in Chamoli district in Uttarakhand, while 197 people are still missing, the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) had said yesterday.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Tue, February 09 2021. 10:20 IST
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