New Delhi , August 20
Bharatiya Janata Party National President JP Nadda visited Himachal Pradesh on Sunday to take stock of the devastation caused by heavy rains and floods in the state, an official statement said.
The government of Himachal Pradesh has declared the whole state as a ‘natural calamity affected area’.
According to the latest information provided by the state government, the total monetary loss in Himachal has reached Rs 8014.61 crore since June 24.
A total of 2,022 houses have been fully damaged, and 9,615 houses have been partially damaged, with 113 landslides occurring in this year’s monsoon season.
Nadda will reach Paonta Sahib in Sirmaur district on Sunday morning and later visit Sirmauri Tal and Kachhi Dhang villages and will take stock of the situation due to the recent spell of cloudbursts, floods and landslides, according to a statement.