Srinagar: Stating that with the onset of the winter, the miseries of the flood victims especially those rendered shelter less have increased manifold and are confronted with apathy of the administration , the State Secretary CPI (M) Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami has said that an effective and comprehensive mechanism for relief and rehabilitation is awaiting and the official machinery is in deep slumber, besides the central government has also demonstrated its insensitivity towards the flood victims of the state by not disclosing its policy for the rehabilitation of the affectees.
The CPI(M) leader said though initially the government of India has shown its concern to declare the calamity as national disaster but afterwards kept mum over the issue leaving the flood victims of the state at their own mercy.
Reiterating his demand for declaration of heavy floods as a national disaster and release of massive funding for relief and rehabilitation to the flood victims, he said that disbursement of meager relief amount among the houseless people and in genuine attitude, there is immediate need of providing relief amount as per the losses caused to the property and the standing crops.
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