Srinagar, June 29 (Scoop News)- Member of Parliament (RajyaSabha), Dr. Karan Singh has said that horrific Himalayan tsunami has caused untold havoc in Uttarakhand where thousands of precious lives including our brave security forces have been lost, whole villages have disappeared and the fragile Himalayan ecology has received a massive blow.
In a statement issued here yesterday, Mr Karan Singh has said that for decades “I have lent my voice to the anxiety felt by committed environmentalist’s regarding the extensive deforestation in the Himalayas and also the building of massive dams on the Ganga and its tributaries. I would urge that there should be an agonizing reappraisal of our whole environmental policy in the Himalayas.
Meanwhile, we must all do our bit to support the massive relief and rehabilitation effort that is urgently needed”. He has donating Rs 50 lakhs from my MPLADS fund and Rs 5 lakhs on behalf of the Dharmarth Trust, Jammu and Kashmir.
Describing the completion of the over eleven kilometre long railway tunnel between Qazigund in Kashmir ……….
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