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Ghost villages

From the buzzing Rudraprayag town in the Garhwal hills, the 11-kilometre serpentine steep muddy stretch leads to more than half -a-dozen villages dotted on the hillside. In the last few years, theses villages – Cham Gudhera, Bilota, Gwar, Bauntha and Barsu have witnessed mass migration of inhabitants, mainly owing to no road connectivity. [more]