Srinagar: People’s Conference (PC) senior leader Imran Raza Ansari on Tuesday urged Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu to take concrete measures to ensure the safety of Kashmiris outside the Union Territory and take steps for their safe return due to continuous lockdown across the country.
In a statement issued, Ansari said that over the past few weeks, in a time, when countries are coming to terms with a global health pandemic, Kashmiris stranded in different parts of country are in a very miserable plight. “Their condition is unbearable and requisite needs have been exhausted due to which many of them have developed psychological symptoms of depression which is not good for their health,” it said.
He also mentioned that the students stranded in Bangladesh and Amritsar, patients who had gone for treatment, pilgrims who returned back from Iran, Iraq, and Syria are stuck outside J-K.
He further Murmu that maximum of them have completed their quarantine period of forrteen days and have been tested negative repeatedly and appealed that these people should be provided proper accommodation and food by the state government whereever they are stranded and phase-wise return to Srinagar by Indian Air Force or by road on priority basis, by whatever, means it will be possible by the administration. (KNS)