BJP aid for Tsong slide victims

BJP aid for Tsong slide victims
Sun, Oct 6, 2019

GANGTOK, October 5: A team of State BJP unit led by its president D.B. Chauhan today visited landslide affected Tsong village in West Sikkim and met the displaced families. They took stock of the situation and handed over monetary relief to 81 landslide affected families. Chauhan told the villagers that the party is concerned over their rehabilitation and taking up the issue with the State government, a BJP release informs.

Area: 7096 Sq Km
Altitude: 5,840 ft
Population: 6.10 Lakhs
Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 ft. to over 28,509 ft above sea level
Summer: Max- 21°C ; Min – 13°C
Winter: Max -13°C ; Min – 0.48°C
Rainfall: 325 cm per annum
Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi