Jammu Tawi, May 19
BJP National Vice-President and Jammu and Kashmir Prabhari Avinash Rai Khanna, along with State Vice-President Yudhvir Sethi and others visited the border areas of Nowshera affected by the shelling from across the borders, met the families putting up in government schools and other temporary shelters.
He also enquired about the facilities being provided there by the administration besides interacting with the affected people, including women, children, aged persons. Avinash Rai Khanna also handed over to local MLA and Mahila Morcha activists 2 quintals of dry milk incurred from red cross and sanitary items provided by state vice-president Yudhvir Sethi to be distributed to the families who have migrated from the border areas and living in temporary shelters. Khanna appreciated the local administration for providing round the clock free medical care to the pregnant women putting up in the shelters and also expressed gratitude to the volunteer organization Khalsa NGO from Patiala for setting up of help counters for the benefit of the border people living in camps in Nowshera.
Addl. District Development Commissioner A.S. Chib, SDM Harbans Lal, SDPO N.A. Chowhan, BDO Surinder Singh, SHO Kuldeep Raina, BJP Minority Morcha State President Dr. Tahir Chowdhary, Hospitality & Protocol State Convenor Sanjay Khanna, BJP District President Capt. and several others accompanied the visiting team.