Jammu, February 25: People Democratic Party leader , Professor Shohab Inayat Malik has expressed profound shock and grief over the tragic accident on Doda Bhaderwah road near Galgandhar in which more then 30 Passengers were killed and many other seriously injured.
According to a statement issue, Prof. Shohab Inayat Malik while expressing grief over the tragic accident said that the accident has exposed the hollow slogans of Coalition government of providing best road connectivity to the people living in the far off areas.
Prof. Shohab has expressed serious concern over the frequency of road mishaps in the State claiming precious human lives and asked the authorities especially traffic department to take adequate and stringent measures to check the recurrence of road accidents.
He lambasted the GREF authorities for their slow pace of work on Doda-Bhaderwah road. “For the last 20 years GREF authorities are constructing a 30 KM stretch of Doda-Bhaderwah road but unfortunately till date the authorities has failed to make the road safe for traffic movements,” Prof. Shohab said
Prof. Shohab conveyed his sympathies to the bereaved families and prayed for eternal peace to the departed souls. He further asked the authorities to provide best possible treatment to the injured for their speedy recovery.
The PDP leaders urged upon the state government to provide ex-gratia relief to the next kith and kin of those who lost their lives in this tragic accident and specialized medical treatment to the injured ones.