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Vital road in Pulwama town in shambles, locals demand repairs

Vital road in Pulwama town in shambles, locals demand repairs
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Pulwama: A vital road in main town area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama is lying in dilapidated condition giving tough time to the locals, residents alleged Saturday.

They said that the road from Dalipora to Chatapora via Kashmir Small Scale Industries Development Corporation Limited ( SICOP) was macadamised years back and is now full of potholes and requires immediate attention of authorities.

The locals said that the road developed cracks at several spots and is currently lying in dilapidated condition at most of the places as it hasn’t been macadamised for many years now.

Zakir Ahmad, a local resident said that the road is of vital importance and is connecting large part of the town with each other but the administration has completely ignored this road since last 10 years.

He said that people have been facing inconvenience on daily basis as the road connects Rajpora road with Murran road and hence a huge rush of vehicles is witnessed on the road.

He added that the Boys Higher Secondary School Pulwama and National Hockey turf are located along the same road besides that sumo services to Rohmoo, Pakherpora, Charar-e-Shareef and other areas is also plying through the same route.

The locals said that the road is very important and government must give attention towards so that people feel some relief.

They said that part of the road is coming under R&B and rest under SICOP and both the agencies must take cognizance so that people won’t have to suffer anymore.

They said the issue was brought into the notice of concerned authorities several times but nothing has been done so far.

The residents have now sought the attention of LG Manoj Sinha, DC Pulwama and other officials in this regard.

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