SC Orders Rescue Efforts in Uttarakhand
The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Union and Uttarakhand State Governments to make vigilant efforts to rescue the stranded people due to flash floods. It ordered the Govt to deploy sufficient helicopters to increase the rescue operations.
It also asked the State and Central government to file a report by June 25 on the relief and rehabilitation work.More than 70000 pilgrims were stranded in and around the holy shrine of Kedarnath. They were on their way to Chardham yatra.