Srinagar: Shutdown called by traders for flood-affected people

Srinagar, Sept 7 : The valley-based traders called for bandh on Monday to commemorate the first anniversary of last year's September flood.

The devastation caused by flood is still remembered by the people as no relief was provided to the people here by the center.


Adding to that, the traders appealed to the people to boycott the programme, conducted by the government on behalf of the flood-affected people.

The government had planned to mark the first anniversary of the Jammu and Kashmir floods as the "revival day".

Celebrations by the government is an insult for the people of the Valley as they have not provided enough relief fund here.

The traders also condemned the insensitivity of the government as the latter celebrate this day, which wa sotherwise considered a dark day for the people here.

Today Hajid mohammed Yasin Khan , Kashmir Trader and Manufacture Federation President urged people to make today's shutdown a complete success to make the government understand the plight of the people here.

Meanwhile, it was only after a year that the government set up relief camps for the people here.

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