SC panel head cites link between Char Dham road widening, Uttarakhand floods

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on February 17, 2021
The Centre on Wednesday informed the Supreme Court that there is no connection between the 'Chardham' road widening and the flash floods last week which claimed many lives in Uttarakhand. Attorney General KK Venugopal, appearing for the defence ministry, contended before a bench headed by Justice R.F. Nariman that he needs some...

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Published on February 17, 2021 -  03:00
After Chamoli flood, why Char Dham road project is in spotlight: Ground Report
Hindustan Times environment correspondent Jayashree Nandi visited the Char Dham road construction site near Uttarakhand's Devprayag amid a debate in the Supreme Court. A court-appointed committee linked the road project to the recent disaster in Chamoli, a charge countered by the Union government. HT's ground report shows that debris and construction material at the road construction site is being dumped into the river. Watch the full video for more.

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