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Aijaz Khan urges admin to make assessment of losses in Ramban, Reasi

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Dispatch medical teams, airdrop ration in snow bound areas

Reasi: Apni Party Vice President and Former Minister Aijaz Ahmed Khan urged LG administration to restore road connectivity, electricity and health care services in the upper reaches of Reasi and Ramban districts.

In a statement to the press, Khan said that the heavy rains and snowfall in upper reaches has made the situation worse for the people living in remote and inaccessible areas of both the aforementioned districts in the last three days.

“We have received reports from upper reaches of Ramban and Reasi district i.e., Banihal, Gool, Ramban, Khari, Batote, Ramsoo, Gandri, Rajgarh area of Ramban District and Tehsil Chassana, Mahore, Thuroo, Gulab Garh, Thakrakote, Pooni, Bhomag, Reasi, Arnas of Reasi District and remote places have been cut off from rest of the world due to heavy rains due to heavy rains and snowfall,” he said.

He said that the people living in these upper reaches should be provided immediate medical care and ration be airdropped with the help of choppers of Indian Air Force.

“The medical teams should be dispatched in the aforementioned areas and immediate relief compensation be issued by the respective administration in favour of the people whose structures have been damaged in the inclement weather conditions,” he said.

He further said that the electricity has been snapped in many of the upper reaches from two days which should be restored as early as possible.

He also demanded that the teams of revenue officials should be constituted to make an assessment of the losses suffered by the people in these remote places.

He urged personal intervention of Lt Governor Manoj Sinha so that the people who suffered losses should be given immediate relief compensation, provided needed health care facility, ration, electricity and blocked roads should be restored.

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