Jahangeer Ganaie

Residents in Tral village rue lack of basic facilities

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Pulwama: The residents of Mujidajan Narastan area of Tral hamlet in south Kashmir’s Pulwama are up in arms against the authorities for failing to provide basic facilities in the area.
The people of the area said that they are facing acute shortage of drinking water since decades but no attention is being given 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 besides there is no proper road connectivity to the area due to which they are suffering.
They said that since 40 years, they have been demanding construction of three kilometer road to the area but nothing has been done.
The locals said that that they are forced to fetch all their essential commodities on their backs as no vehicle is able to come to the village.
They added that during medical emergencies people are left with no other option than to carry the patients on their shoulders.
Locals said that they have brought all these issues in notice of higher ups several times but to no avail.
They said that area has been neglected since last 70 years and they don’t have any hope now as since decades the promises made to them are proving hoax.

Jahangeer Ganaie

Jahangeer Ganaie is a reporter and covers regional news and can be contacted ganaie@kashmirvision.in

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