Mehbooba directs expediting works, undertaking plantation drive at vulnerable spots
JAMMU, MARCH 24: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today visited Akhnoor and Jorian and took an on the spot review of the pace of work on the flood protection works on Chenab river.
The Chief Minister visited the villages of Sangrampora, Mairra and Gair to personally inspect the bunds and other protection structures being raised on the banks of Chenab River.
At Gair village people demanded speeding up work on the Paragwal bridge whileas at Mairra village people demanded compensation for their lands as per the Girdawari status.
At Kote Garhi, the villagers demanded starting of a bus service to their village and construction of a 2.50 Kilometre Kote Garhi to Sangrampur road.
The Chief Minister directed the Divisional and Deputy Commissioners to look into the issues raised by people and redress them at the earliest.