Gangotri National Highway closed due to landslide

Uttarkashi, Jun 7 (PTI) The Rishikesh-Gangotri National Highway leading to the India-China border was closed on Monday morning due to heavy landslides from the hills near Sungad in Uttarakhand’s Uttarkashi district. The Border Roads Organization (BRO) is struggling hard to clear the road due to heavy accumulation of debris on the route. Due to the closure of the National Highway route, 11 villages of Harsil and Bhatwadi valley coming in its way including Gangotri Dham have been cut off from the district headquarters, causing a lot of trouble to the local people.

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Uttarkashi, Jun 7 (PTI) The Rishikesh-Gangotri National Highway leading to the India-China border was closed on Monday morning due to heavy landslides from the hills near Sungad in Uttarakhand’s Uttarkashi district.

The Border Roads Organization (BRO) is struggling hard to clear the road due to heavy accumulation of debris on the route.

Due to the closure of the National Highway route, 11 villages of Harsil and Bhatwadi valley coming on its way including Gangotri Dham have been cut off from the district headquarters, causing a lot of trouble to the local people.

A BRO official said that the debris is being cleared and the traffic on the route will be cleared soon.

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(News in Hindi from Navbharat Times , TIL Network)

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