Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s government and the erstwhile UPA did not pay heed to flood warnings.
Sharma said the party was fully seized of their suffering and plight due to the flood related destruction.
The service rendered by the armed forces in floods-hit J&K is also creditable, as is the voluntary work done by several civilians and NGOs.
Omar government was overtaken by an unprecedented disaster. But popular anger runs deep.
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“It is seventh day, but the government is not visible, people are still stuck in their homes,” said a flood victim, whose relatives are struck at Bemina.
CM Omar Abdullah: I could not care less about elections. I have no time to think about elections at this moment.
All of Kashmir is swarming with intrepid reporters.
Omar Abdullah dismissed the criticism of his government in the handling of the flood crisis.
“If you do not conduct elections till November-December then some of the areas of our state will get cut off,” Omar said.
The entire Saddal mohalla situated on a hill top in Panjar area of Pancheri vanished in landslides this morning.
Thousands have been rendered homeless, with more than 25,000 villages submerged and the loss to property and crops running into hundreds of crores.
Modi govt has committed to return of some 62,000 Kashmiri Pandit families with “full dignity” to their homes in the Valley.
NDRF teams have been dispatched to J&k to assist the local administration in search and rescue operation in Rajouri district.