The administration will repair the road connecting Lalgarh to Midnapore town on Wednesday, he added. Nigam admitted that the public distribution system and health services have been badly affected in the area. The depleting stock of medicine in the Lalgarh hospital has reached an alarming position, he said.
In a related development, employees of the only paper mill in Jhargram met the sub divisional officer asking him to intervene in the crisis. Citing shortage of raw material, the mill had pulled down its shutters on Tuesday. The mill had nearly 650 employees.