Houses damaged at Mizoram-Tripura border due to earth faults
Aizawl: The Mizoram government Thursday said that at least 61 houses in Mamit town at the Mizoram-Tripura border has been dismantled due to threats posed by earth
Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla today informed the state Assembly that many houses were affected by cracks appearing on the ground in the town and a Presbyterian church building and a primary school are also in a perilous situation.
Cracks, which appeared in different parts of the Mamit
town, has rendered many families homeless, he said adding that
the affected families were evacuated and have been asked to stay in halls and schools or at their relatives` houses.
The district deputy commissioner has disbursed Rs 20
lakh among the affected families and each family whose house
have been dismantled were given Rs 35,000, he said.
A three-member team of legislators led by Disaster
Management and Rehabilitation Minister Nihar Kanti Chakma left
for Mamit today to organise rescue and relief works and also
to disburse interim relief to the affected people.
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