Dal lake fire incident: Affected houseboat owners to be provided land: DC Srinagar
Srinagar, Feb 23:
The Srinagar administration Saturday released a relief grant of 5 lakh rupees
in favour of victims of fire incident in Dal lake earlier this week.
The grant was
released in favour of four victim families whose residential houseboats were
damaged in the unfortunate incident.
The cash relief
follows immediate relief in the form of articles of essential use including
blankets and kitchen sets provided to the affected families soon after the
Commissioner Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary who authorised release of the
immediate relief grant said that those whose houseboats were gutted in the
incident will be provided land for their rehabilitation.
Dr Shahid while
visiting the affected families said he must laud the Dal lake houseboats
association for their assistance in firefighting efforts during the incident
and their generally supportive approach.