SRINAGAR: National Conference president and Member of Parliament for Srinagar Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday visited Faqir Gujree on the outskirts of Srinagar and took stock of the extensive damage caused due to flash-floods in the areaa.
Abdullah sought a briefing of the damages caused in the area from the District Development Commissioner who gave an extensive briefing to the MP about the damages caused to residential houses, link roads and power infrastructure in the area.
Expressing solidarity with the local inhabitants, Farooq assured them of his full support in reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts and said he would dispense maximum possible funds from the MPLAD funds for this purpose.
He expressed gratitude to the Almighty that no lives were lost in the natural calamity and also expressed grief at the damages caused to the local mosque.
The NC president asked the administration to make the roads motorable as soon as possible and also restore power and water supply to the area on a priority basis.
On the occasion, Farooq Abdullah sought the administration’s prompt and effective action in conduction reconstruction and rehabilitation works in Harwan, Tailbal and adjoining areas of Dachigam that have suffered extensive damage due to the cloudburst.
He said the ambulance provided for the local health center will be returned to the PHC as soon as possible and also announced the provision of an ultrasound machine for the PHC to benefit the local population.