Guwahati, Dec 31: Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh today conducted an arial survey to take stock of the wildfire that has engulfed the Dzuko Valley.
N Biren Singh took to Twitter saying the wildfire started about 2-3 days ago from the Nagaland side and crossed over to Manipur.
"Conducting an arial survey to take stock of the wildfire that broke out at Dzuko valley 2-3 days back. The fire has spread quite extensively and caused serious damage on this part of mountain range. The Fire service, Forest official and volunteers are reaching the site," N Biren Singh tweeted today.
"Taking serious view of the wildfire at Dzuko valley, having a personal arial survey of the situation, sending more personnel to the spot and seeking help from concerned authorities to stop the spread of the fire and save the deep forest portion of the valley," N Biren Singh tweeted.
N Biren Singh further said in a tweet that the wildfire at Dzuko valley is very alarming now and this needs immediate attention before it spreads towards Mt. Iso. The Fire service, Forest official and volunteers are reaching the site. He also requested the NDRF to assist to contain the situation.
The Dzüko Valley is a valley located at the borders of the states of Nagaland and Manipur in Northeast India. This valley is well known for its natural environment, seasonal flowers and flora and fauna. It is situated at an altitude of 2452 m above sea level.