Over 1000 'Ghost Villages' In State Make Migration Major Poll Issue

PUBLISHED ON: February 17, 2017 | Duration: 2 min, 17 sec

  
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As Uttarakhand voted in its 4th assembly election on Wednesday, one of the key issues that plagued voters' minds in the hill-state was intra-state migration, which has led to a demographic drain from the hill-districts and spurred the creation of as many as 1,053 'ghost villages', uninhabited settlements, across Pauri, Tehri, Almora, Uttarkashi, Chamoli and Pithoragarh.
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