Appeals parents, civil society members to advise youth not to venture around Nallahs and Irrigation Storage Tanks
KUPWARA : Deputy Commissioner (DC), Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir today expressed grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Shahid Amin Beigh son of Mohammad Amin Beigh who drowned today afternoon in a waterbody at Punjwa Willgam.
Soon the news about drowning of Shahid spread , the District Administration, shifted quickly despite the fact that people were busy with celebration of Eid-ul-Adha and reached the spot.
The District Administration pressed Officers/ officials of Revenue, Irrigation & Flood Control Department and SDRF teams into service with support of local police and personnel of 7 Sector RR and made all possible efforts to fish out the body.
The Administration also utilized the services of one Diver, namely Gh Mohiudin Dar of Waskura Handwara and fished out the dead body of the deseased Shahid Amin Beigh.
Meanwile, Deputy Commissioner Kupwara has once again appealed parents not to allow their wards to bath in open water bodies. He has also appealed Civil Society Members of Kupwara district to support the awareness campaign of District Administration, already started in the district. He said Administration has repeatedly appealed parents through different communication methods to avoid venturing / open bathing at vulnerable spots of nallahs and IrrigationStorageTanks.
Khalid Jahangir appreciated the role of Diver, Mr. Ghulam Mohidin Dar and SDRF team for their tireless efforts to fish out the body of Shahid Amin Beigh within the shortest possible time and has announced that Mr Dar and SDRF team will be felicitated on the eve of ensunig Independence Day.