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    PDD Dailywager’s Widow, Six Young Daughters Stare At Bleak Future

     No Official Visits Them, No Relief Provided’ Week After Death Of Family’s Lone Bread Earner

    Jammu, Jan 14: Widowed at a very young, Razia Begum, wife of Wali Mohammad, PDD dailywager who died while repairing electricity line in Rajouri district, stares at a bleak future, so does as her six daughters, one of the 20 days old. Her father-in-law as well as mother-in-law are paralysed.


    Wali Mohammad was lone bread earner for the family and he died while repairing electricity near his home at Banghi, a village in Thanamandi area of the district last week. “It has been seven days since my husband died while performing official task but ironically not a single official from the department visited us nor was any relief provided to us,” she told GNS while holding her youngest daughter who was 13 days old at the time of father’s death.

    While Razia and family is yet to come to terms with the tragedy which befell on them, the relatives and the neighbours urged the government to take a considerate view and provide immediate relief to the family to help them tide over the tragedy.

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