The Himalayan Tsunami

Around 11000 people feared lost their lives as per the UN reports, 4200 Villages are heavily affected ,1520 roads are completely washed away,150 bridges are totally damaged,19 small hydropower projects are completely destroyed and many other are substantially damaged and hundreds of schools don’t exist any more. The Himalayan Tsunami on 16th June ’13  in Uttarakhand has paralysed the state and pushed it many years back .The Uttrakhand floods had left the entire world shocked and feared. So far around 1,10,000 peoples are evacuated in the last 16 days of rescue operation. Locals believe more  20,000 people  have lost their lives in the Uttarakhand floods though  only 7893 FIRs have been lodged for those who are  missing. The debate has started whether it was just a natural calamity or a man made disaster. Many link it with the spiritual angle and say that a lot more is yet to come as monsoon has just started. These pictures and videos shows how devastating is the effect of the Tsunami in Uttarakhand floods which completely shattered the state  The bigger challenge now lies with how to rebuild the lives of those who lost their everything in the floods and to avert such tragic disasters in future.