JAMMU: Sheikh Mustafa Kamaal, Additional General Secretary National Conference along with Vijay Bakaya former Chief Secretary and advisor to NC president Farooq Abdullah met a group of stranded people on Monday in presence of Divisional Commissioner Jammu Ramesh Kumar, and gave a patient hearing to them.
The stranded people, particularly girl students, pleaded for urgent transport by air to Srinagar as they do not have means to stay in Jammu anymore, the NC statement issued here said, adding that Kamaal and Bakaya pleaded with DC Jammu to do whatever possible to ameliorate the sufferings of these people.
DC Jammu directed them to attend his office premises and yatri bhawan to ensure their entry in the list of stranded persons and give their contact number. He also informed that a batch has been airlifted and request for more sorties has been made to the Defence Ministry GoI and it was hoped that the same would be made available within twenty four hours, the statement said.
DC’s attention was drawn to the plight of a young student along with her guardian who had spent all the money she had. He assured all possible help to them.
Kamaal hoped that the state government and the GOI will spare no effort to mitigate the suffering of the stranded people and appealed to the civil society of Jammu to throw in their lot to provide succour to the stranded.