Dozens of houses have suffered damages in the Bhaderwah valley due to continue heavy rainfall forcing people to take shelter in open sky. However, the administration seems unmoved.
damaged house of one Nandlal on the bank of Neeru River is an example
where no administrative machinery make any visit despite submitting
application to DDC office Doda along with the reports of Nambardar
and Chokidar of Narnoo village.
The family member spent nights
in the open sky with a fear that the house may drone away in the
night as the foundation of the house has cracked and the major
portion of the supporting wall on the river side has washed
Nandlal alleged that despite informing and his
continuous requests to the administrative machinery to repair the
protection wall, no help came as no one visited the site and day by
day the protection wall is continuously sliding and if the work is
not done on time the whole house will fell into river.
had appealed the state government for help to save his house from
further damage. Social activist Sachin Singh Sambyal criticizsed the
government for ignoring the sufferers of the Bhaderwah valley and
demanded immediate relief and free ration to the victims.
contacted DC Doda told that several houses have been damaged in
erstwhile district and the official teams have been deputed to assess
the situation on the ground and tents will be provided to the
effected families as first hand relief.