Dispute rose on distribution of relief, the people of Gojal take Stay from Hunza Court
By: Farman Ali Tajik
Sost, Gojal (ST): Dispute rose among relief destitution committee and people of Gojal. The conflict raised when NDMA and Administration of Hunza-Nagar introduced new formula for the distribution of the relief goods received from China for the affectees of Attaabad disaster. According to the new formula the relief will be distributed to 457 households, who are directly affected by the disaster or who have lost their land. While the people of Gojal has rejected this formula and approached Hunza court for justice. They are demanding to restore the previous standard formula to be adopted for the distribution of the relief goods equally to the standard population of Gojal.
According to them the whole Tehsil of Gojal have been affected due the Attaabad Lake. All the people of Gojal deserve the relief and they are also agreeing to give preference to the direct affectees and IDPs. Hunza court has issued stay order till 3rd of this month, and ordered to stop the process of distribution of relief till the above mentioned date. The court has ordered the relief distribution committee, administration of Hunza Nagar and NDMA to review their decision.