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Uttarakhand: Angry relatives of missing people block roads in Dehradun


Mausami Singh,IBN7
Jun 21, 2013 at 11:46am IST

Dehradun: Angry relatives of those missing in Uttarakhand after floods and landslides blocked roads in Dehradun on Friday and shouted slogans against the government. Those agitating said they have been getting no information whatsoever on any missing persons and are getting no help from the government.

Many of those protesting also said that their relatives have been stranded in different areas in Uttarakhand for days now, without any relief and food. They accused the government of acting slow with respect to the rescue operations in the state.

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They also said they have been helpless as the helpline numbers given out by the government have been of no help as none of them have been reachable. On Thursday too, angry locals heckled Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna in Joshimath.

Bahuguna had gone to Joshimath to oversee rescue operations. The locals shouted slogans against him and accused his government of going slow on rescue operations.

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