New Delhi: The death toll from the Uttarakhand glacier disaster rose to 31 with the recovery of six more bodies on Tuesday. A multi-agency operation to rescue around 35 workers feared trapped inside a swamped tunnel at the Tapovan power project in Chamoli district is still on. Union Home Minister Amit Shah also issued a statement in Rajya Sabha on the avalanche in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district and said all concerned agencies of Centre and State are monitoring the situation. Members of Rajya Sabha also paid tribute to victims of the disaster. Also Read - From PM Modi to Amit Shah: Top Leaders Who Received Jabs On Day 1 of Stage II COVID Vaccine Drive

In Lok Sabha, Shah said that Centre is monitoring the situation. “PM himself is monitoring it. Both the control rooms of the Home Ministry are monitoring the situation round the clock and the state is being provided with all the possible help,” he said. Also Read - Prove Corruption Charges or Face Criminal Defamation Suit, Narayanasamy Hits Back at Amit Shah

The Uttar Pradesh govt has also sent a team of three ministers to Uttarakhand for better coordination with the state in carrying out relief works after the glacier disaster. Also Read - Police Denies Permission To JP Nadda's 'Poriborton Yatra' in Bengal' Barrackpore, BJP Says Will Move Court

Here are the top developments:

Point 1: With the recovery of five more bodies on Tuesday, the death toll from the Uttarakhand glacier disaster rose to 31, even as a multi-agency operation to rescue around 35 workers feared trapped inside a swamped tunnel at the Tapovan power project in Chamoli district continued on Tuesday.

Point 2: Central Govt is monitoring the situation, PM himself is monitoring it. Both the control rooms of the Home Ministry are monitoring the situation round the clock & the state is being provided with all the possible help: Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Lok Sabha

Point 3: “A joint team of ITBP, NDRF, SDRF and other agencies conducting rescue operation used drone camera to see feasibility to enter beyond cleared site inside Tapovan tunnel. They haven’t been successful so far. Machines deployed to clear slush,” the ITBP said.

Point 4: The Uttarakhand police informed that 197 people missing, 32 bodies recovered so far from various locations, 8 of these identified. People, who know someone who is missing, can contact DIG Law & Order on +91 7500016666, they’ll be sent photos of 24 bodies that are yet to be identified, on WhatsApp.

Point 5: 12 people of NTPC project were safely rescued from one tunnel, 15 people of Rishiganga project were also rescued at the time of incident. 25-35 people feared trapped in 2nd tunnel of NTPC project, efforts are underway on war footing to rescue them.

Point 6: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath sent a team of three ministers to Uttarakhand for better coordination with the state in carrying out relief works after the glacier disaster, news agency PTI reported citing an official spokesman.

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Point 8: Teams of the Army, Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) coordinated efforts to rescue 25-35 people who were working in a tunnel at the Tapovan-Vishnugad project when the waters came rushing in.