Published On : Fri, Sep 12th, 2014

Mayor Datke calls meeting on Sept 13 to decide help to the lakhs of flood-devastated J&K people

1410464277741_wps_28_epa04395096_A_picture_madNagpur News: In view of devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir that have so far claimed over 250 lives and ravaged towns and villages, Mayor Pravin Datke has called a meeting of officials, media and citizens on September 13. The meeting will be held at 11.30 am in the NMC’s Administrative Building in Civil Lines.

In a press release, the Mayor said the unprecedented flood in Jammu and Kashmir never seen in the past 60 years have left lakhs of people in perilous situation. The Central Government, Indian Army, Indian Air Force, Indian Navy and NDRF are working round the clock and carrying out rescue and relief missions under the direct supervision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi who himself visited the state and surveyed the devastation. “In this terrible situation, I feel to make contribution to help lakhs of people of Jammu and Kashmir as my duty. I have called a meeting on September 13 and appeal all the media men, citizens, officials to attend the meeting for deciding course of action to be taken for extending help to our brothers and sisters in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir,” the Mayor Datke said.

The floods have rendered lakhs of people homeless or stranded without food and water and they need all the help as token support to the disaster management in the flood-hit state, said Mayor.