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Make database of those stranded outside J&K: Tarigami urges admin

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Srinagar: CPI(M) leader and former MLA M Y Tarigami today urges J&K admin to take up issues of stranded students, labourers with concerned state governments.

In a statement issued here, Tarigami said that the unprecedented lockdown across Jammu and Kashmir along with other parts of the country in view of COVID-19 threat has rendered thousands of J&K residents, including students and laborers, stranded away from their respective homes.

“A number of J&K residents are stranded in different parts of the country. These stranded people include students, workers in small trading activities and their families, who are helplessly waiting at different locations for some mode of transportation to reach at their homes,” he said.

He further said that the administration must make a database of those stranded outside J&K and take up the matter with the respective state governments so that food, shelter, medicines and other necessary items could be provided to those, who are in desperate need.

“Though it is not possible to evacuate those who are stranded at the moment due to the unprecedented situation, the bare minimum J&K administration could do is to reach out to the needy through respective governments of other states, where they are stranded,” he added.

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