Friday, March 16, 2012

SHRPP team continues West Sikkim tour

GANGTOK, 14 Mar: Continuing its West Sikkim tour, the team of Sikkim Himali Rajya Parishad Party central working committee members interacted with party workers and people of Pelling, Chumbong, Bhaluthang, Singmartan and its surrounding areas on Tuesday. The team is led by vice-president, LM Subba and district vice-convener, RL Ghimirey.
An SHRPP press release issued by its general secretary, Tara Shrestha claims that during their interaction, people of these areas complained that they were yet to receive the relief and compensation for damages caused by the 18 September 2011 earthquake and alleged unfairness in the relief distribution.
The release further informs that the people of Pelling and Chumbong voiced their concern over a power project being developed over Sedang Khola. The people complained of damages sustained due to blasting in the area by the project developers and further expressed that they want the project to be stopped, the release adds.

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