Tunnel work hits houses in villages

CHAMBA: Residents of Masrog village in Churah subdivision of the district have lodged their complaint with the district administration that their houses have developed cracks due to the blasting work going on at a local hydropower project.

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Chamba, June 9

Residents of Masrog village in Churah subdivision of the district have lodged their complaint with the district administration that their houses have developed cracks due to the blasting work going on at a local hydropower project.

A team of the residents of Masrog village met the DC of Chamba M.Sudha Devi and narrated the tale of their village facing the threat of blasting work.

It told the DC that the tunnel which was excavated beneath the village causing damage to their houses.

The DC assured the members of the delegation that the SDM, Churah, would be directed to take stock of the situation and compile the report. If the damage caused to the houses was due to the tunnel construction, the hydropower firm would have to pay the compensation, the DC stated.

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