|Early Times Report|
Kishtwar, Dec 13: JKPCC Vice President & MLA Inderwal Ghulam Mohammad Saroori has asked the Government to ensure adequate availability of essential commodities especially rice, LPG and kerosene in the far along areas of Inderwal constituency.
Saroori who visited various areas of Inderwal including Chatroo, Dumber, Pahalgwar, Hawal, Kharpura, Udeel, Gagrimal, Thaldandu, Mugalmaidan, Sangambati, Thalaran areas of sub-division Chatroo expressed serious concern over the erratic power supply and scarcity of essential commodities including ration, hospital supplies, kerosene oil and LPG gas in the area.
He said that kerosene, ration scarcity and prevailing poor supply of electricity have added to the woes of people who are presently braving tremendous hardships on account of the biting cold in the hilly districts.
He said there is an immediate need for effective measures to be taken to bridge the gap between availability and consumption of ration, kerosene and for setting up a dependable power delivery system. The authorities must accord a serious consideration to this situation and take measures to mitigate the sufferings of people," the MLA Inderwal maintained.
He has also urged the Health Department to meet the hospital requirements and services in all PHC's, sub-centres, district hospital Kishtwar and Doda during the ongoing winter season.
Saroori also met with the four families whose houses was gutted in a devastating fire last week at Udeel, Hawal and Gagrimal. He distributed relief material including blankets, warm clothes, kitchen sets among the fire victims and provided immediate financial assistance out of his own pocket in order to enable the families to meet the exigency. He also announced funds for reconstruction of their houses on IAY pattern under PMAY scheme. He assured the affected villagers of all possible support for their welfare and rehabilitation. At Mugalmaidan area, PDP and BJP leaders Javed Iqbal Tappal, Mohd Arshad Mir, Mohd Irfan Mir joined Congress party in presence of Saroori.