Rescuing all workers safely topmost priority: Modi to Dhami on Uttarakhand tunnel collapse

Updated: Nov 21 2023 12:28PM

Rescuing all workers safely topmost priority: Modi to Dhami on Uttarakhand tunnel collapse

Dehradun, Nov 21 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Tuesday, the second day in a row, to enquire about the operation to rescue the 41 workers trapped inside Uttarkashi's Silkyara tunnel for 10 days.

In a post on X, Dhami said he told Modi that the workers are safe and the prime minister underlined that the rescue mission is the topmost priority.

This is the fourth time that Modi spoke to Dhami to take stock of the rescue operation since the tunnel collapse on November 12. He spoke to Dhami on Monday as well.