North India Times

Warning:Larji dam authorities to discharge water today

the_killer_larji_dam_mandi_himachalA Himachal Pradesh government flood warning alert on Sunday said that the Larji Dam authorities will flush silt out of the dam by opening all flood dates of the dam on Sunday which can cause flood in the area.

The silt will be flushed between 6 am to 12 am. The Mandi district authorities have warned people to stay away from Beas catchments as the river will be flooded after the silt flushing activity.

Larji Dam authorities had kicked off a major controversy by discharging dam water on June 8 ,2014 when 24 students of Hyderabad’s  VNR Vigyan Jyoti Institute of Engineering & Technology besides a tour operator were washed away .While the bodies of all 24 students have been recovered ,the body of  the co-tour operator is still missing.

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