Many lives are reported to be lost in the glacial burst on Nandadevi triggered an avalanche and the resultant flash floods in Rishiganga and Dhauliganga rivers in Chamoli District of Uttarakhand. It was a sunny day on 7th inst and everything normal untill the tragedy hit the area. The Tapovan hydel project of NTPC was completely washed away and the several workers aslo swept away. Many people are reported to be missing and rescue operations are going on in full swing. Some of the bodies have been recovered while 16 people rescued .The actual loss of human lives and property may be known later only.

AIBDPA is saddened on the great loss and condole the demises of the people and stand with the people of Uttarakhand at this hour of calamity.