A few structures in the village started developing cracks a couple of days ago but the situation was exacerbated by a landslide on Thursday with the number of buildings damaged reaching 21.
While some families have shifted to a temporary shelter set up by the district administration, many others have returned to their ancestral homes.
A resident shows cracks that have appeared in his house.
According Lt Governor Manoj Sinha comparing the situation in Nai Basti with the sinking town of Joshimath will be an exaggeration. The village faced a problem of landslide and geologists from Chenab Valley power projects and National Highways Authority of India have already inspected the site.
Affected residents sit on a road after cracks appeared in their houses in Nai Basti area. 19 families were evacuated after their homes developed cracks.
Residents shift from their unsafe home in land subsidence affected Nai Basti area.
Nai Basti was developed about two decades ago and there was no such problem, according to residents.There is panic among 50-plus households in the village, majority of the structures developed cracks after Thursday's landslide.
A local resident said 117 members of 19 families of policemen, ex-servicemen, defence personnel and labourers were relocated from the affected area.
Authorities also declared unsafe a mosque and a religious school for girls at Nai Basti village in Thathri, 35 kilometres from Doda town along the Kishtwar-Batote National Highway. Authorities are making all necessary arrangements, including food and electricity, at the campsite.
A woman carries her child. Another resident Zahida Begum, whose family was shifted to a temporary site, said they lived in the village for 15 years and were surprised to notice cracks in concrete houses.