"There is anger (among people). This cannot be denied. We may not have been able to reach all places but there are many areas which we covered today (Saturday)," he told reporters when referred to unhappiness among the people of provision of relief.
"Over 50 truckloads of ration has been distributed today…  We hope that in the next 36 hours, we will be able to reach all places of the city with ration," Omar said after taking stock of the relief operations at a meeting here which was also attended by Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami who has been camping here since Thursday.
He emphasized the government was in the process of making available ration to as many people as it can.
Omar said ration, including rice and wheat, is now available in thousands of tonnes as access has been made to the valley’s biggest godown, which had been inaccessible so far.
“The process of distributing this has started and by tomorrow (Sunday) this will reach the city,” he said, adding 50 truckloads of ration was distributed today and it will be increased tomorrow.
On the extent of damage, Omar said it will be known only when the floodwater recedes.
“The water level has come down from danger mark. We have started using pumps, medium-duty pumps, to remove water,” he said.
“We are doing multiple things, reaching people with rations by boats, rescuing the marooned people, delivering ration supplies by trucks,” said the Chief Minister.

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