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29 villages identified as unsafe in J&K after floods

Twenty-nine villages have been identified as unsafe to live in for people in the aftermath of the floods in the State, the Government today said.

Replying to a question of Congress member Jahangir Hussain Mir in the Legislative Council here today, Minister for Relief and Rehabilitation, Syed Basharat Bukhari said 29 village habitations, areas have been identified as unsafe following the floods last year.

“Out of which, three villages are in Poonch district”, he said.

The minister said that the three locations in two villages in Chowki Choura and one location in Surinsar in tehsil Jammu are unsafe, Hamelt Saddal and its surrounding area of village Panjar in Udhampur district, Seri halmet of Tanda, Mansoo, Kanjli, Kundra, Dera Badu, Kansar devigarh, Channa (Tejhaar), Hasote areas.

Among other places are Mulas and Jamslan areas in Reasi district, Hamelt Kachar Bass village Rakhjarog and hamlet Bhatas in Kishtwar district, village Chella/Dhangri and Upper Potha in Poonch district and Gund Tankipora, Zongalpora, Chambgund, Arrigupsoo and Asthai in Kulgam district are unsafe.

The Minister further informed the House that 900 kanals and 5 marlas (112 acres) land has been identified for rehabilitation of affected families which includes 103 kanals (13 acres) in Udhampur district, 122 kanals and 2 marlas (15 acres) in Reasi district, 71 kanals and 13 marlas (9 acres) in Ramban district, 248 kanals and 10 marlas ( 31 acres) in Kishtwar district and 365 kanals (45 acres) in Kulgam district. (AGENCIES)


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