22 Panchayat Ghars damaged during Kashmir unrest: Govt

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Jan 20: As many as 22 Panchayat Ghars have been fully or partially damaged in Kashmir during over five month-long unrest in the Valley.
Eleven Panchayat Ghars have been fully damaged and an equal number of them partially damaged during the unrest in the Valley, Minister for Rural Development Department Abdul Haq Khan said in a written reply to the question of PDP MLA Ajaz Ahmad Mir in the Legislative Assembly.
Five Panchayat Ghars were completely damaged in Pulwama district, three fully and two partially in Kulgam, one fully in Ganderbal, two fully and six partially in Anantnag and three partially damaged in Shopian, he said.
The district officers have been directed to assess the estimates of such damaged or destroyed Panchayat Ghars, the Minister said.