Ahmad Ayaz extends condolences, urges action following Gandbal Batwara boat capsizing incident

SRINAGAR (KIMS) — Today’s tragic boat capsizing incident in Gandbal Batwara, Srinagar claiming multiple lives, is deeply unfortunate. Ahmad Ayaz, a prominent Social Activist, in a Press Statement extends heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the bereaved families affected by this devastating event.

He has called for a thorough investigation into the matter to determine any potential lapses and to hold accountable those responsible for any abnormal delays in the completion of the bridge, which could have prevented such incidents.

Highlighting the negligence of the administration in prioritizing public interests, Ahmad Ayaz emphasizes that ongoing delays in the bridge construction have forced the public and students to resort to using boats as alternative transportation across the River Jhelum in Srinagar.

In addition to expressing condolences, he reiterates the urgent need for immediate action, including the swift completion of the bridge construction. He emphasizes the importance of enhancing road safety through improved maintenance, effective signage, and efficient traffic management strategies.

Ahmad Ayaz underscores the critical role of infrastructure investments, advocating for continued funding in road expansions, bridge constructions, and modern transportation systems to bolster connectivity and accessibility for the community. — (KIMS)