Srinagar, July 27: Governor NN Vohra, who is also the chairman of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB), has expressed serious concern and grief over the loss of precious lives in a major accident near Samba.
The Governor conveyed his sincere sympathies to the bereaved families and prayed for eternal peace to the departed souls. He also prayed for speedy recovery of all those injured in this tragic accident.
According to an official handout on learning about the accident, the Governor directed Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board to immediately proceed to the Government Medical College Hospital, Jammu, to provide help and support required by the injured persons.
Meanwhile, the Governor has asked Director General of Police, Ashok Prasad to personally review the causes of frequent road accidents in the State, particularly on several stretches of the national highway, which result in heavy losses of life, and direct immediate measures to check these.
Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah has also expressed grief over the sad demise of Shri Amarnath Yatries in a road accident at Samba.
In his condolence message, the Chief Minister conveyed sympathies to the bereaved families and prayed for peace to the departed souls.
PDP president Mehbooba Mufti has expressed grief over the death of Amarnath pilgrims in the road accident at Samba including one youth electrocuted at Base camp enroute to Amarnath cave.
Expressing serious concern over road accidents in the state, Mehbooba asked the government to review the causes of frequent mishaps, particularly on the highway.
She also expressed her solidarity with the bereaved families and asked to government to provide free medical facilities to the injured.
Lastupdate on : Fri, 27 Jul 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Fri, 27 Jul 2012 18:30:00 GMT
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