Kishtwar, July 16: – Senior Congress MLA from Inderwal, Mr. G. M. Saroori today expressed deep grief and shock over the loss of 8 precious human lives over the tragic road accident on Kishtwar-Dacchan road.
Mr. Saroori has directed the doctors and para-medicos to provide best possible treatment to injured one. He stressed upon the district administration to streamline the Traffic management in the district. He also asked the District Development Commissioner to enforce traffic regulation norms adding that screening test about proficiency skill of drivers and vehicle efficacy running on various roads in the district should be ensured at all cost.
He asked the district administration to initiate verification of driving licenses of drivers forthwith and take stern action against erring persons. He also urged the GREF authorities to undertake repairs of road which fall under their jurisdiction.
Mr. Saroori also urged GREF, JKPCC, PMGSY and R&B departments to erect crash barriers on all vulnerable sites in the twin districts of Chenab Valley (Kishtwar and Doda) and widening of narrow portions/zigs in the area.
He also urged to cheek overloading in buses, Sumo operationalzing the Disaster Management at district level, phasing out of outdated passenger vehicles and induction of additional SRTC buses in districts.
Mr. Saroori also condole the sad demise of Abdul Rashid Khan who died due electric shock at his ancestor village Kuchal, Chatroo beside death of Shamas Din Mir retired Accountant RDD from Batola Khara and Bashir Ahmed Mughal from Dhandal Patnazi.
Saroori, Asgar Khangi, Mohd Iqbal Keen, Altaf Malik and others has expressed his sympathy and solidarity with them, consoled the family members and prayed to the Almighty Allah for eternal peace to the departed souls. He also prayed to Almighty Allah to give strength to the family members of the deceased to bear irreparable loss.