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Visit of Dr. Abdullah shows his pro-people approach: NC cadre

Border sufferers left on God’s mercy, Govt yet to help border residents: Jan

Poonch, Oct 23 (KNS): Terming the recent visit of Rajouri and Poonch districts by National Conference patron and Former Chief Minister Dr. Farooq Abdullah as an example of his pro-people approach and concern towards border residents, National Conference cadre today said that all the border firing victims of Rajouri and Poonch have been left on the mercy of God with no government help extended to shelling victims of Saujiayn Gali Maidan.
In a statement issued to KNS, he said that situation along borders is still to get normal and people living in the areas near Line of Control are suffering badly.
He said that in last four days, Pakistan restored to heavy mortar shelling in several villages of Manjakote Tehsil of Rajouri including Khori Nar, Niaka, Rajdhani and others damaging some structures also.
“Shifting of people from the affected villages of Manjakote is a far dream, no senior officers except SHO Manjakote bothered to visit the areas and to meet with affected people” Jan said.
He added that same is the situation of people in Gali Maidan Saujiyan where more than twenty seven shops were reduced on ground in Pakistani shelling.
“People of the area are also waiting for government help and so far no senior leaders of state government bothered to visit the area” Jan added.
Meanwhile terming the visit of Dr. Farooq Abdullah in border areas of Rajouri and Poonch cadre of the twin district including leaders of district committees and block levels of National Conference has stated that visit in this tough time clearly shows the pro people approach of Dr. Abdullah.
“At a time when leaders of government are missing, Dr. Abdullah visited all the forward areas of Poonch especially in Saujiyan and stood with affected people” NC cadre said.
They added that visit of party patron at such a time helped in restoring confidence among the people living near LoC. (KNS)