Raipur: Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on Wednesday late evening, interacted with the stranded passengers of Bhilai in Uttarakhand from his residential office and enquired about their wellbeing. The Chief Minister assured them not to worry about anything. Necessary arrangements have been made by the state government for the safe return of all the passengers. Senior officers of Chhattisgarh state and Durg Collector were in constant touch with the officials of Nainital administration and are constantly taking stock of the situation.
The Chief Minister said that as soon as he got the information about the stranded passengers in Kainchidham due to a landslide in Uttarakhand, he directed the Chief Secretary and District Administration Durg to take all possible measures for their safe return. During the discussion with the Chief Minister, the passengers told him that they are completely safe. The administration has made arrangements for both lodging and boarding for them. The passengers expressed gratefulness to Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel for prompt action for their safety.
Chief Minister spoke one by one to Bhilai residents Roohi Mishra, Anita Mishra, Lata, Sunidhi, Shreesha, Dhriti, and Praise, etc. Due to heavy rains in Uttarakhand, landslides and traffic have been disrupted. Many passengers who had gone from Bhilai in Chhattisgarh were stuck due to landslides at Kainchidham in Uttarakhand. All the passengers of Chhattisgarh will be brought back on Thursday, October 21.