Effectees of earthquake of Drosh demands compensations
CHITRAL: Accusing the district administration of large scale
in assessment process of earthquake damages, the affected people of
Drosh sub-tehsil have warned the government of long march to
Islamabad and setting themselves on fire if they were not provided
compensation cheques within two day.
Taking out protest procession from Drosh town to
district headquarters here on Wednesday, the alleged that more than
of the affected people have not been enlisted by the officials of
district administration which deprived them of the compensation as
announced by the prime minister who visited the district soon after
They lamented that all their appeals to the concerned quarters fell
on deaf ears which led to rise in protest against the injustice
while the affected but marginalized people from Kessu village to
Arandu and Sheshi Koh have determined to get their demand accepted
at any cost.
Reiterating their demands, they said that the said that fresh
assessment should be conducted in the area to enlist the left over
affected people and provide compensation cheques to those whose
name were deleted by the officials of district administration
They also castigated the elected representatives including MNA, MPA
and district nazim for ignoring them.
Those who addressed included Hasan Muhammad, Haji Muhammad Shafa,
Haji Muhtaram Shah, Abdul Bari, Qari Nizamuddin and others.