Mass Salati Toba prayer (forgiveness) offered at polo ground Chitral.
CHITRAL: ON call of religious clerics people offered mass prayers (Salati Toba) at polo ground Chitral Muslims were leading by Maulana Israrud Din Alhilal. After offering Salati Toba prayer they offered Dua from Allah Almighty to stop the present hard time on the country. Alhilal said that we should to reform and self accountability our activities and to be avoid from any type of cruelty. He appeals all Muslims countrymen to came on grounds out of population and offer Salati Toba so as to perform this worship for stopping of the present scenario of flood and other difficulties.
People facing numerous problems due to non availability of Ghee, Sugar and Flour.
CHITRAL: Residents of the entire Chitral valley even at town area facing great problems due to non availability of edible things like Ghee, Flour and Sugar. These things also not available at Utility stores of Chitral. A number of consumers complained that local hoarders of Chitral have concealed and hidden these food items before coming of the Holy Month of Ramzan so as to raise their prices. They complained that local administration have kept silent spectator and taking no action against these hoarders. Murad Ali from Mastuj told this scribe that he is walking in Chitral market searching for Ghee, cooking oil and Sugar but he failed as well as main road of Mastuj also blocked and he will shift these things by back if he success to get these essential items. Supply of electricity and drinking water still suspended and people facing great hardships. A number of consumers complained that local hoarders have took edible things under ground they want to carry some goods via Bajawar and they will raise prices of different items already they have hidden on the pretext that they carried these goods from Peshawar and they faced huge expenditure despite that they have hidden these things only for raising its prices. People of Chitral have appeal provincial as well federal government to take action against these hoarders and arrange for supplying of essential edible things to Chitral so as to save the people from Starvation.
Meanwhile main roads of Garamchishma, Booni, Mulkoh, Torkho, Mastuj, Madaglasht, Biori, Shoghor, Karimabad and Susum valley as well as Kalash valley are still blocked for all type of vehicular traffic due to tremendous flood and land sliding. Supply of electricity and water also have suspended for the last 4 days and the whole Chitral have been plunged into dark. People carrying drinking water in dolls and cooler from far flung areas and facing great problems.
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