August 19, 2022

Amarnath Cloudburst: One pilgrim from South 24 Parganas dies, a number of others returning again | Picture: Sajad Hameed

Kolkata: A resident of Lake City space Bipul Ghosh, who visited Amarnath, has managed to flee the damaging flash floods and landslides, and on Sunday took the initiative to return to Kolkata.

“The administration has no clue when the choice route will open. Our group of seven members has been right here in Chandanwari camp since Saturday and we now have began shifting in the present day. Earlier than reaching Kolkata we’ll go to Vaishno Devi and provide puja there,” mentioned Ghosh.

Ghosh’s mom Rikta Ghosh mentioned that she had spoken together with her son and located that he’s secure.

“We now have spoken with our son and he’s secure. We’re simply ready for his return as we now have learnt that there are people who find themselves nonetheless lacking. There may be poor community connectivity however each time he’s getting time he’s in fixed contact together with his spouse and son. We had been actually apprehensive until we spoke with Bipul,” mentioned Ghosh’s mom.

In the meantime, condoling the demise of a number of individuals as a consequence of flash flood, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday had opened a helpline quantity which shall be monitored from state secretariat Nabanna.

In the meantime, Barsha Muhuri (22), a resident of Baruipur in South 24 Parganas died whereas she was about to save lots of her mom Nibedita and maternal uncle Subrata Chowdhury from the flash flood. Post-mortem is completed on the Military hospital and in accordance with native individuals of Baruipur, the physique of Barsha and her injured mom are prone to be in Kolkata by Monday.

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In line with vice-chairman of Baruipur Municipality Gautam Das, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has requested the state administration to take essential motion after the physique reaches Kolkata.

“We now have spoken with the member of the family of Barsha and we’ll do what is critical. They are going to be delivered to Kolkata on the subsequent accessible flight. Despite the fact that Barsha may save her mom and maternal uncle however couldn’t save herself,” mentioned Das.

Management room quantity in Nabanna is 033- 22143526.

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