Uttarakhand’s Chamoli locale might be 500 km away from Lakhimpur Kheri; however, the hydel projects in Tapovan have been a significant draw for workers from this Uttar Pradesh area. Many individuals from various towns of Nighasan tehsil and Tikunia police headquarters zone of Lakhimpur Kheri area went to work at the site in Tapovan a month prior.
Nonetheless, the towns are presently in grieving as reports streamed in that 34 workers of the area are absent after a chilly burst set off a flood on the Rishiganga waterway in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli locale.
Two days since the misfortune struck, the missing relatives have not had the option to get in touch with them. As indicated by local people, the assemblages of three absent workers have been found.
In Mazra Babupurwa town of Shekhori in Tikunia territory, Hiralal and his children Rakesh and Vimlesh, Suraj and his child Bechulal, Arjun and his child Dukhram are absent since Sunday. Relatives said the news surfaced after Vimal considered his folks on Sunday and educated them that he was harmed and rest of his colleagues were missing.
Munnalal, 46, said six individuals from his family were absent in the catastrophe. Addressing India Today, Munnalal said his senior sibling Shri Krishna and his child Raju were the only revenue source for the family.
Manoharlal, 66, said he last addressed his child Ram Terath at 9 am on Sunday before leaving for the site. “I need to know whether my child is alive or dead and solicitation the public authority to help the family as he has three youngsters,” he said. Bhedauri town head Dhruv Kumar Verma said eight individuals were absent.
On Monday, Lakhimpur Kheri DM Shailendra Kumar Singh, alongside SP Vijay Dhull, visited Babupurwa, Bhairampur, Ichchanagar of Nighasan Tehsil and met relatives of those missing.
Addressing India Today, Shailendra Kumar Singh said a rundown of 34 individuals working everyday bets had been shipped off the Relief Commissioner’s office and District Magistrate of Chamoli for data.
Individuals can enlist data about their missing relatives on helpline 1070 and WhatsApp number 9454411036.