Gairsain named Uttarakhand’s summer capital: All you need to know about the tehsil in Chamoli district
Gairsain is a tehsil in Chamoli district and is located nearly 270 kilometres from Dehradun, which is the existing capital.
Three people went missing and five sustained injuries after the car they were travelling in fell into the Kalp Ganga river in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district on Thursday
Uttarakhand rain: Cloudburst washes away houses, shops and vehicles in Chamoli district; no casualties reported
Nearly a dozen houses, ten shops and six vehicles were swept away following a cloudburst in Uttarakhand's Tharali and Ghat areas of Chamoli distrtict early on Monday, officials said.
The cloudburst and landslide in the Pithoragarh and Chamoli districts of Uttarakhand which has claimed about 30 lives until now has also blocked the Gangotri highway and increased the water level of most rivers of the state, according to recent reports.
Firstpost spoke to BK Gairola, chief medical officer, Chamoli district, which is home to Badrinath and Hemkund, for a ground report on relief operations.