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JKCSF demands airlifting of ' stranded passengers, essential commodities

JKCSF demands airlifting of ' stranded passengers, essential commodities

Srinagar, Jan 13 ( RNA): Jammu and Kashmir Civil Society Forum(JKCSF) has taken a dig on the administration for not having given facilities to the stranded passengers on Srinagar Jammu Highway and dealt effectively the scarcity crisis of essencial commodities in Kashmir amid the heavy snowfall after which the road was closed and continues to be closed.

In a statement to RNA, Chairman Abdul Qayoom Wani lambasted the authorities upon their approach of meeting the so called crisis of snow which he said is a matter of routine season in Kashmir than calling it any calamity.
Wani said every year winter comes with a snowfall and govt ought to be prepared for the challenges in advance by virtue of road clearance, flights and the stocks of essential commodities as to meet the crissis. The Srinagar Jammu Highway is bound to get blocked as and when inclement wheather disturbs the road particularly in harsh winter. "Afterall why a plan is not worked out in advance to overcome the problems that is streamlining the air flight fare and stocking of sufficient essential commodities. Why Air fares touch sky whenever the road gets closed especially nowadays when experts predict closure for more days" Wani asked
JKCSF demanded the immediate redressal of public grievances especially airlifting of stranded passengers of Srinagar Jammu Highway and other hilly areas and ensure the availability of essential commodities and the price control thereof.

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