Joshimath Land Subsidence: CM orders immediate evacuation of 600 families

With the continuous landslide in the Joshimath, the Uttarakhand government has dispatched a team of experts to the area to

Published on Jan 07, 2023 12:19 PM IST 9 Photos

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Saturday ordered an immediate evacuation of around 600 families living in houses which have developed huge cracks and are at risk in Joshimath town which is sinking. (PTI)

District Magistrate Himanshu Khurana said that all construction activities in and around Joshimath in Uttarakhand Chamoli District have been halted in the wake of cracks that have appeared in buildings in the town due to land subsidence. (PTI)

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami is scheduled to visit the town and conduct physical inspections of the land subsidence-affected areas. (PTI)


"In view of the local situation in Joshimath, all kinds of construction work has been stopped until further orders. The Chief Minister will physically inspect the landslide-affected areas of Joshimath and will also visit the relief camps here," the district magistrate said. (PTI)

On January 5, nine families were displaced, including four families in Joshimath Municipal Corporation, one from Gurudwara Joshimath, one from Tourist Hostel, Manohar Bagh and others. (PTI)