Badal offers help to Uttarakhand govt for rescuing Sikh pilgrims
Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday directed the state Chief Secretary to extend help to the Uttarakhand Government in its effort to rescue the Sikh pilgrims, stuck on the way to Sri Hemkund Sahib due to heavy rain causing road blockades at several places.
Stating this here today, an official spokesperson of the CMO said that Chief Secretary Rakesh Singh and MLA Daljit Singh Cheema were continously in touch with the Uttarakhand government over the rescue operations.
Thousands of Sikh pilgrims had been trapped as Sri Hemkund Sahib had been cut off from rest of the state due to bad weather followed by floods.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- 'Mann ki Baat': Will implement 13 new pointers to Land Bill from today itself, says PM Modi
- Indrani 'slow-poisoned' Sheena, wanted to portray Mikhail as 'mentally unstable'?
- People have no faith left in Modi government: Sonia Gandhi at Swabhiman rally
- Will not allow any political party to join agitation: Hardik Patel
- Swabhiman rally: About Bihar's development or Narendra Modi?
- Satire website publishes article on Osama bin Laden being alive and quotes Edward Snowden
- Indrani's former brother-in-law claims Sheena was Siddharth Das' daughter
- Sheena murder: Suitcase seized from Indrani, Peter's residence meant for disposing Mikhail's body?
- Militants kill two engineers in Pakistan airport attack