Tarigami expresses grief over tragic Kishtwar road accident

Srinagar: CPI (M) leader and MLA Kulgam Mohamad Yousuf Tarigami on Friday expressed shock and grief over the tragic road accident in Thakrie area of Kishtwar in which 15 persons died and several were injured.

The CPI (M) leader in a statement expressed deep sorrow over the tragic loss of precious lives and conveyed his heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved families.

Tarigami urged the government to provide free of cost medical treatment to the injured persons and ex-gratia to the families of deceased.

Voicing concern over growing road accidents in the state, Tarigami asked the government to come out with a report on action taken over recommendations of a House Committee headed by him that was constituted to prepare a comprehensive report on causes and measures to bring down the number of road mishaps in the state especially in erstwhile Doda District.

He said over six years have passed since the panel submitted its report, but the government is yet to come out with its action taken a report on the recommendations.“This speaks volumes about the government’s indifferent attitude towards this serious issue”.

“The repeated road accidents in Doda, Kistwar, Ramban and Udhampur districts is a grave concern for all of us.

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