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J&K floods: Rahul demands Uttarakhand-type package

J&K floods: Rahul demands Uttarakhand-type package
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Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that the Centre should provide relief package to flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir on the lines of Uttarakhand when the state was ravaged by the flash floods last year.

Jammu: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that the Centre should provide relief package to flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir on the lines of Uttarakhand when the state was ravaged by the flash floods last year. A package of Rs 1,000-crore was announced by the Centre for Jammu and Kashmir to cope with the destruction.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Rahul are on a two-day tour to the flood-hit state.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi interact with flood victims in J-K on Tuesday
In Poonch district, Rahul said,"there is a need for the Centre to provide relief package to JK on the pattern of the Uttrakhand." Asserting that the large question was how to rehabilitate flood-hit people of the State, Sonia Gandhi said that the State and Central governments would have to work together to meet the goal.

"Both, the state and Central government will have to work together (to rehabilitate affected people)," she said.

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