KISHTWAR: Senior Congress leader and JKPCC Vice President Ghulam Mohammad Saroori today express his grief and shock over the damage to over two dozen shops in Bathri village of Tehsil Kahara of Doda District. After hearing about the incident, G M Saroori took up the matter with Advisor to Governor, Divisional Commissioner Jammu and with the District administration Doda seeking compensation for the effected businessmen as well as the shop owners who lost their hard earning money in this tragic landslide incident that struck the area due to recent heavy rain and snowfall in the area.
Meanwhile PCC Member Sharik Saroori along with other Congress party leaders Asgar Hussain Khangi, Bashir Ahmed Sirwal, Zafferullah, Mehboob Mir, Mohd Ashraf, Mohd Iqbal Malik, Bashir Ahmed, Ghulam Nabi, Hafiz Imtiyaz, Ishrat Butt, Mohd Rafi, Saleem Zahoor, Mohd Yusuf and others also visited the spot and meet with the effected businessmen's who inform him about the losses to the tune of more than Rs. 2 crores.
The Congress Leaders assured all possible help to the victims in the need of the hour added that Congress party firmly stood behind them and will provide logestic and finical support to them in restablishment of their businesses afresh.
Bhalessa Heritage Centre has demanded relief measures for victims of Bathri Landslide that took place today in which more then dozon shops came under the menifold of landslide. The landslide has resulted in the complete damage of commodities belonging to the bread earners. The Bhalessa Saqafti Markuz ( Bhalessa Heritage Centre has expressed shock and termed it poor drainage system and appealed the adminstration to provide relief and financial assistance to the owners of small shop owners who belong the the poorest section of the society.
Bhalessa Saqafti Markuz said that such landslides and fire etc caught several other areas but no concrete steps were taken to provide a financial help to these. The inhabitants has requested the governor to announce the healthy economic package for each bread earner so that they may overcome this loss and stand up again for earning their living.