Lal Singh tours flood affected areas
KATHUA : Member Parliament Udhampur- Kathua-Doda constituency Ch Lal Singh today conducted extensive tour of the flood affected Prithi Chack, Sherpur, Kotpunnu, Nanak Chack villages of Kathua district. He was accompanied by ADC Kathua, ACR Kathua and XEn’s of PDD, PWD and Flood Control Department.
Ch Lal Singh took stock of situation arising out due to recent incessant rain resulting floods in low lying areas of the district. MP gave instructions to the AC R Kathua to assess the damages of the crop and land of the affected people. He announced 100 crates for the construction of protection band in upper areas of Prithi Chack to channelise the flood water.
MP also visited Sherpur area where a portion of road was washed away by floods and announced 25 crates for the area and directed XEN PWD to restore road connectivity at an earliest.
Ch Lal Singh also visited flood affected areas near Ujh river and took stock of the prevailing situation. He visited Kotpunnu village where a large portion of land was washed away by the floods. He directed the administration to immediately assess the damages of the farmers who lost their land and crop so that needful could be done to compensate affected families.