Banihal, Apr 07: Former minister and MLA Banihal Vikar Rasool Wani today along with the SDM Banihal and other official’s of Tehsil administration visited flood hit areas of Gund, Nagam, Tantraypora and Doligam and take stock of damages caused due to heavy rains, lashing floods and wind storm across in these areas of Banihal constituency.
Vikar Rasool while visiting affected areas sought immediate relief measures to mitigate the difficulties of sufferers
He said that immediate survey should be undertaken by the concerned agencies, especially the Revenue officials to ascertain the extent of losses so that the affected population is compensated”, MLA Vikar Rasool has expressed solidarity with the affected people due to natural calamity.
He said that various residential houses got completely damaged in Mahu Mangith, Neel, Khari Trigam, Pogal Paristan and other different Parts of Banihal while the road network across the constituency got disrupted due to gushing Nallah waters.
“The directed the administration to take all necessary measures to restore the utility services like power and drinking water and called for immediate road restoration to facilitate mobility.
MLA Vikar Rasool said the high speed winds and torrential rains should be taken as an eye-opener.
Vikar also said, hoping that while the people will maintain utmost caution the Government machinery will also generate awareness about do’s and don’ts to save life and property.
He also expressed anguish over the damages caused due to windstorm and heavy rains elsewhere in the region and called upon the administration to gear up for restoration.
On the occasion senior Congress leader and secretary Pradesh Congress Committee Imtiyaz Ahmad Khanday was accompanied with the MLA Banihal. (KNS)