Geelani distributes relief among flood victims

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman Syed Ali Geelani Wednesday distributed relief cheques worth Rs five lakh and kits containing essential commodities among 50 more flood affected families in a phase nine cash distribution to the flood victims.

In a statement Geelani said, “Though we were put to test by almighty Allah during recent floods but instead of all this we tried our best to help these and we deeply feel for the affected families and share their sorrows and till date we have distributed Rs 45 lakh and five thousand quintals of rice among 450 deserving families. In addition bedding and clothing among 7000 flood affected families were distributed>

“Despite all odds and impediments relief and rehabilitation mission is being carried forward,” he said. Geelani in his brief address to affected families said, “We should seek help from Almighty Allah and to whom we must submit. We feel that Srinagar was worst hit during recent flood fury and its markets and business establishments lost their glory. Srinagar was a business hub but recent floods turned it into a ghost city and it has lost its glory, grace and splendor.”

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