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Tral village rues lack of basic facilities

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Pulwama: The residents of village Zizbal in Lam hamlet of Kashmir’s Pulwama district are up against the government for failing in providing basic facilities to their area.
The people of the area said that they are facing shortage of drinking water since decades but no attention is being provided towards the issue.
“We are forced to drink contaminated water in absence of potable water and our repeated pleas to concerned officials are falling on deaf ears,” they said.
They said that to provide road connectivity to the area, construction of road was started six years back but it is no were near completion.
“People of the area were very happy when government started construction of the road but now six years have passed and we are still waiting for its completion,” said Abdul Jabbar, a local resident.
He said that there is need of embankments at various places as our crop is frequently being washed away by flash floods.
Locals said that they have brought this issue to the notice of higher ups several times but to no avail.
They said that area has been neglected since the past 70 years and they don’t have any hope now as the promises made over the years with them are proving to be mere hoax.
The locals now urged the LG led administration and District Administration to look into the matter and provide basic facilities to the area.


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Jahangeer Ganaie is a reporter and covers regional news and can be contacted [email protected]

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