SGPC team leaves for Srinagar

Amritsar, Punjab: A 12-member delegation of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) led by its junior vice-president Kewal Singh Badal on Thursday left for flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir to supervise relief operations being carried by the Sikh body there.

Kewal Singh said: “We will take stock of the situation there and plan relief work for the coming days it. We have also sent more relief material to Srinagar.”

A truckload of relief material comprising around 60 quintals of ration was sent to flood-affected areas of J&K by Gurdwara Shri Guru Singh Sabha, Model Town Extension, Ludhiana.

The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) too flagged off six trucks loaded with relief material, comprising 66 quintals of rice and 5,000 blankets, for flood-hit people.

The material was unloaded at the Delhi airport from where DSGMC president Manjeet Singh GK and general secretary Manjinder Singh Sirsa took it to Srinagar by air.

Source: The Tribune


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