Mugalmaidan (Kishtwar), October 23: – Congress senior leader J&K and MLA Inderwal, Mr. G. M. Saroori conducted a ‘free Medical Camp’ for locals in the area of Mugalmaidan in Kishtwar district, today. The camp brought much required help of modern medical facilities to the locals.
The camp was inaugurated by Ghulam Mohammad Saroori, in presence of other civil dignitaries, Sarpanch, numberdars and villagers.
Saroori was speaking after inaugurating medical camp said “This noble gesture by the Leader of Opposition (LOP) in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad of providing medical care to the poor villagers in remote rural area will strengthen the bond between the AWAM and the Congress party”.
He said that the health sector forms top priority of the Congress party and several measures have already been taken by Ghulam Nabi Azad as Union Health Minister to augment the infrastructure and improving the overall health scenario in the State.
The medical team including Dr Mohd Latief BMO PHC Chatroo, Dr. Sheikh Rais Physician, Dr Sudhir Singh Physician, Dr Shakeel Dental Surgeon, Dr Shazia Gynecologist, Dr Shanaz Gynecologist, Dr Sajid Surgeon, Dr Anil Surgeon, Dr Jaweriyah Khanam Medical Officer PHC Chatroo, Dr Javaid Wani MO PHC Chatroo, Dr Syed Tajasam D/D PHC Chatroo, and other paramedical staff of PHC Chatroo examined the patients.
During the camp the locals were educated about various diseases and prevention from them by placing charts on the issue of health. About 600 patients including women and children were treated and provided free medicines to the needy patients. A talk on health and hygiene was also conducted by the BMO Chatroo during the camp.
The locals of the village and nearby villages expressed their heartfelt gratitude for the medical camp at their doorstep. Such camps and initiatives help in strengthening ties between the people, administration and the party as well as between communities maintaining communal harmony.
Later Saroori held two public meetings at Kuchal and Hasti Kontwara areas to take stock of the problems faced by the people living in these backward and remote areas of district Kishtwar where people complaint about the drinking water, free ration to the flood victims. On spot Saroori telephonically called Director CAPD Jammu and AD Food to immediately provide six month free ration to the public which state government earlier this month has announced, they assured Mr. Saroori that from tomorrow free ration will be distributed among the victims.
He assured the general public that their problems will be addressed in a phased manner on top priority.
Prominent among those SHO Chatroo Ravi Kant, Congress leaders including Haji Ghulam Qadir Shekh, Altaf Hussain Malik, Ghulam Nabi Mir, Abdul Rashid Raina, Bidya Lal Sharma, Nazir Ahmed Sheikh, Tariq Wani, Mohd Ibrahim Sheikh, Saleem Ahmed Ganie, Bashir Ahmed, Mohd Rafi, Mohd Sikander, Abdul Razzak, Javed Iqbal, Akhtar Hussain, Farooq Ahmed, Mohd Shafi Khanday, Ch. Mohd Shafi, Mohd Ashraf, Shamas Din, Sheikh Basharat, Ali Mohd and others were present on the occasion