Imphal: A ministerial team led by Health and IPR Minister Dr. S. Ranjan Singh has visited the Tupul landslide site where rescue and relief operations are going on.
The ministerial team who visited the unfortunate massive landslide site includes L. Sushindro Singh, CAF & PD minister, Minister IPR, Water Resources & Parliamentary Minister, Piyush Hazarikaa, officials and staff of health department.
It may be mentioned that high ranking officials of the state government, army and para military forces, state forces, personnel of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and other voluntary organizations are also joining the search and rescue operation at the best level.
Speaking to the media, Minister Ranjan, at the spot, said that it is a very unfortunate incident which nobody expected. Such a very rarely occurring natural disaster in the state losing the lives of many persons including Territorial Army (TA) personnel, civilians and railway staff and workers have given a shock not only to the people of the state but to all over the country. The state government will extend all possible help in the rescue and search operation, he added.
The ministerial team also had a discussion about the strategies of the ongoing search and rescue operations with the experts.