Speaker directs JK Govt to provide relief to snow, avalanche victims
Jammu, February 24 (Scoop News) – Reacting to a sensitive issue raised by Prof. Chaman Lal Gupta, Nazir Ahmed Gurezi and G.M.Saroori in the Legislative Assembly regarding the loss of life and property due to heavy snowfall and avalanches in Sonamarg, Gurez and erstwhile Doda district, the Speaker Mohammad Akbar Lone today directed the Government to take immediate measures to provide relief to the next of kin those killed and compensation to the other affected people. He directed for undertaking a detailed survey of the areas to establish the quantum of loss.
The entire House showed solidarity towards the bereaved families and Members observed 2-minute silence to pay respect to the departed souls. The Speaker asked the Government to restore the essential services in the areas and mitigate the problems of the people.
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