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Ganga Rages in Dev Bhoomi!!


Saturday, June 22, 2013


Lord Shiva getting submerged by The Ganga at Rishikesh--The Statue is 20 ft. high

The Raging Ganga

The Alaknanda--a Tributary of The Ganga in full spate

The Mandakini--another Tributary at Kedarnath Shrine

The Devastated Shrine

The Indian Army Jawans forming a Chain

The Human Chain formed by The Indian Army

Rescue Operations

The Traffic stuck on the Slopes

These are a few pictures downloaded from The internet for my SP Friends.Please pray for the Region as another Cloudburst is expected in a day or two.There are thousands of people trapped in the Mountains and though heroic and valiant Indian Army Jawans are working non-stop,it is still a race against Time if the second Disaster hits as predicted!!
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OVERWORKEDJANET 6/23/2013 6:13PM

    I saw a bit of this on the news!
Many good wishes for the people of the villages. While it is very sad to lose the shrines, they are replaceable and perhaps will be well blessed by the gods when rebuilt.

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BOVEY63 6/22/2013 11:09PM

    Prayers for the safety of all.

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LOOKINGUP2012 6/22/2013 12:47PM

    Thank you for sharing the news. That is a terrible loss of property. I will pray for the victims and for the rescuers.

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MILLISMA 6/22/2013 8:23AM

    Between the fires and the floods, there is so much destruction in the world right now. I am praying for everyone. Stay safe, my friend.

hugs...Mary Anne

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CHERIRIDDELL 6/22/2013 1:57AM

    Oddly enough half way across the world we are suffering from floods too and my husband is on flood relief duty with the Canadian military !I will certainly pray for your region.Please pray for my senseless kids who have gone into the heart of the flooded region for a wedding and are stranded tonight .My daughter has the wedding cake and is doing the brides make up tomorrow if they all make it to the site of the wedding !

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JIBBIE49 6/22/2013 1:11AM

    Great.

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