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In a first, Kandi area in Pulwama gets road connectivity, locals overjoyed

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Pulwama: The residents of Kandi hamlet in Rajpora Tehsil of Pulwama district have got the road connectivity for the first time and the locals of the area are overjoyed.
Locals of the area said this area had no road connectivity till this year and they were suffering in absence of it.
“We had to carry goods on our back or horses and were suffering during emergency cases,” a local resident said.
They said while the people elsewhere were getting modern facilities, they were suffering immensely and craving for basic facilities of road connectivity for the past seven decades.
“The students, children, elderly people and patients used to face hardships on a daily basis,” Irshad Ahmad Khan, a local said.
The locals said the marriage proposals of the local boys and girls were rejected due to absence of a proper road to the village.
The locals said they brought this issue to the notice of higher ups dozens of times but till date nothing was done.
“Finally our plea was considered and hundreds of households have been provided road connectivity,” the locals added.
The residents extended their gratitude to the Deputy Commissioner Pulwama Baseer Ul Haq Choudhary and officials of R&B for fulfilling their long pending demand.

Jahangeer Ganaie

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

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