JAMMU, OCTOBER 19: Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti, Wednesday visited the fire-sufferers of far-off Sukhnai village in Warwan area of district Kishtwar and announced various relief measures for the rehabilitation and welfare of the victims. She also took stock of the extensive damage caused by the devastating blaze in this remote area.
Deputy Chief Minister, Nirmal Kumar Singh, Minister for Revenue, Relief & Rehabilitation, Syed Basharat Bukhari, Minister of State for Transport, Revenue, Public Works, Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Agriculture Production and YSS, Sunil Kumar Sharma and MLC Firdous Tak accompanied the Chief Minister on her visit to the area.
As many as 126 families have been affected due to the Saturday night blaze in which 80 residential houses and an equal number of cow sheds and other structures including shops, middle school, Masjid, Anganwari Centres, Sub-Centre and over 400 cattle and sheep perished.
During the visit, the Chief Minister also directed the district administration to provide Smokeless Chullahs and Solar Powered Lanterns to the affected families.
Pertinently, Rs 4000 per family out of Red Cross, tents, kitchen sets, ration kits and quilts have already been provided as immediate relief to the affected families.
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