Monday, July 16, 2007

Ganesh Tok, a Tourist View point hit by landslides

Ganesh Tok, a Tourist View point hit by landslides

Gangtok: It is the rainy season in full swing here and the landslides have already hit in and around the capital, the red signal to natural catastrophe and man made disaster in the recent time. After amdo Golai, Ganesh Tok, a few kilometer away at the hilltop of Gangtok was hit by landslide last Thursday. One house is completely damaged while other house is partially damaged. The state administration swung into action promptly and evacuated ten houses. Again, the landslide hit in the area and two more houses damaged completely after evacuation and thus the administration succeeded to save the lives of the people in time. The power supply has been badly effected due to the slide in the area since the high tension poles have been disrupted and damaged by the slides.