Dr Farooq, Omar Abdullah anguished over massive blaze in Sher Bagh Market, Anantnag
MOHAMMAD HANIF KHAN CNI-NEWS
Sagar, Nasir, Masoodi, others also express sympathies with affected, Seek comprehensive compensation, revival package
Srinagar, 12 April: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President and Member of the parliament from Srinagar Dr Farooq Abdullah and Vice President Omar Abdullah on Tuesday expressed profound anguish over a massive blaze in the Sherbagh market of Anantnag town in which scores of residential and commercial structures were gutted.
While expressing grief over the unfortunate incident, the duo expressed sympathies with the affected families and traders. It is a challenging and critical situation for all of the affected families, they said, asking the divisional administration to reach out to the affected with immediate relief. They impressed upon the divisional administration to rush revenue teams to the spot and assess the losses so that the quantum of relief and compensation is also doled out to the affected without any delay. The duo prayed for the revival of all the affected families.
The duo added that the market has been the prime shopping centre of the township and the entire district, therefore it is imperative for the divisional and district administration to restore it to its pristine glory.
Party MP from Anantnag Hasnain Masoodi while expressing solidarity with the fire victims said he is saddened by the massive losses suffered by people in the devastating fire. He called for upgradation and capacity building of fire services in the entire South Kashmir districts and called for a comprehensive fire safety audit of the shrines, government installations, business centres.
Among others the Party General Secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar, Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani, State Secretary Sakina Itoo, GA Shah, Chief Spokesperson Tanvir Sadiq, State Spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar, South Zone President Dr Bashir Ahmed Veeri, District Presidents Altaf Ahmed Wani, Ab Majeed Bhat Larmi, Provincial Vice President Syed Tauqeer have also expressed anguish over the incident and called for a comprehensive compensation, and relief package for the affected families. The party functionaries have also expressed unison with the affected and prayed for their revival.