Mubarak Gul expresses grief over blaze at Nawa Bazar

Seeks relief, rehabilitation for affected

Srinagar, 11 March: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Senior leader and Former Speaker  JK Legislative Assembly  Mubarak Gul on Thursday expressed grief over the incident of conflagration that took place in Dar Mohalla locality of Nawa Bazaar destroying  more than  eight residential houses.

In a statement Gul said, “I am saddened to know about the devastating fire incident   that has destroyed various dwellings in the Dar Mohalla locality of Nawa Bazarin Shahar e Khas.i express my solidarity with the affected families.  The affected are in my prayers and thoughts.  The administration should without any delay ascertain the losses incurred by the affected families and compensate the losses to their satisfaction. There is also the need to ascertain the causes behind the recurring fire incidents in the Shar-e-Khas locality, I hope that the concerned authorities and community leaders will look into the matter. I share the grief of the affected families and pray for their upturn. I urge the divisional administration to assess the damage incurred by affected family on fast track basis in order to ensure their early relief and rehabilitation,” he said

“Government is also duty bound to provide for the basic needs of the affected family unless they rise on their feet again by making it a point to provide free ration and financial support to the affected. Providing temporary accommodation to the affected should be done on priority basis. I once again extend my sympathies to the affected. I share their anguish. God willingly they shall again rise on their feet again,” he added.(KNS)

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