HC terms Rs 75,000 relief as ‘peanuts’

Srinagar: Describing the Rs 75,000 interim relief to flood victims as “peanuts,” the High Court Friday said the government should pass an “administrative order” to   enhance it.
The  Division Bench of Justices Muzaffar Hussain Attar and Bansil Lal Bhat expressed discontentment over the  Rs 75000 interim relief provided  by the state government to families whose houses have suffered total damage due the flood , describing it as “peanuts.”
“Can’t you pass an administrative order to enhance it?” the bench asked.

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