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The body of a seven-month-old baby was pulled out of the rubble on Saturday.
On July 22 at 5 pm, 45 houses were demolished in the land slide in Taliye village of Mahad taluka of Raigad. In this accident, about 90 people of the village were buried under the debris, out of which the bodies of 53 have been recovered till Monday morning. 32 people are still buried under the rubble of the mountain. These include many small children and women. Teams of NDRF, SDRF and TDRF are working continuously to clear the debris.
After about 5 days, now the hope of survival of the people buried under the rubble is negligible, so the people of the village have decided that they will no longer take out the bodies of the people trapped in the debris and now cremate them at this place. Will give
NDRF, SDRF and TDRF teams are working continuously to clear the debris here.
Villagers together decided not to remove the dead body
According to NDRF, 11 dead bodies have been removed from here on Sunday. Sampat Chadekar, the sarpanch of Taliye village, said that the bodies which are being taken out have been badly decomposed. Many dead bodies are coming out in pieces due to decomposition. Seeing their condition, their families are constantly getting upset. We have held a meeting with the survivors of the village in this regard on Sunday and have decided that now the bodies will not be taken out. We have decided that the symbolic last rites of those buried under the rubble will be performed.
Villagers want written assurance regarding compensation
Sampat Chadekar said that we have also informed the District Magistrate in this regard. All the people of the village are with our decision. The three rescue teams have also said that now there is no possibility of survivors trapped under the rubble. However, some villagers are still apprehensive that they will not get the compensation amount if the bodies are not taken out. Therefore, they want the administration to give in writing that they will be compensated even if the dead bodies are not found.
Relief and rescue operations are facing difficulties due to heavy rains.
It is not easy for the district administration to obey the villagers
On this wish of the villagers, District Magistrate Nidhi Choudhary says, “It is not an easy decision for the district administration. The local people are demanding that we stop the operation and declare the survivors dead, but the district disaster management team wants to continue the operation till the last body is found. It has happened many times that even days after such an accident, some alive people have been found from the rubble.
Nidhi Choudhary further said, ‘I have tried to convince them to let this operation go on, but they want us to stop it. We do not want to hurt their sentiments.
After losing himself, the family is in a bad condition crying for 5 days.
Administration will stop rescue operation only after written consent
On Sunday evening, some people of Taliye village held discussions with the local MLA, District Collector, NDRF, SDRF and TDRF teams. After a meeting of about two hours, it was decided that the operation would be officially called off only after the official written consent of each missing person’s family member was obtained. The administration is not going to stop its efforts until the consent is received. After getting the consent letter, the district administration will issue a certificate of death of all.
An elderly woman trapped under the rubble was pulled out safely.
If even one member objected, the operation would continue: District Magistrate
On this matter, local MLA Gogavale said that another meeting would be held on Monday and consent letters of relatives would be handed over to the administration. “If even a single member of the family objected, the operation would continue,” the district collector said.