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‘Three families rendered homeless in fire incident last night’


BANDIPORA, DECEMBER 21: The District administration Bandipora on Friday provided an immediate cash relief of Rs 4.30 lakh to two families who were rendered homeless last night in a fire incident.

A two-story building housing two families of Mohammad Maqbool Dar and Fayaz Ahmad Lone in Sadunara was gutted in a fire incident during the intervening night of 20 and 21 December while another house and cowshed belonging to Manzoor Ahmad Ganaie of Kanipora Naidkhai was also gutted in the fire incident.

Additional Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Zahoor Ahmad Mir on Friday morning directed the concerned Tehsildar to immediately visit the spot and provide an immediate cash relief of Rs 1.50 lakh each to the two families of Sadunara under SDRF and also directed to provide Rs 1.30 lakh to Ganai family in Kanipora Naidkhai.

Mir asked the concerned revenue officials to make alternate accommodation arrangements for the families within a day so that the souls do not suffer in the chilling cold.

The relief includes Rs 60
thousand to buy clothing and utensils for the three families.

He assured that the district administration will take every possible measure to help the victim family so that they don’t suffer in coming winters.