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Reshkulbal Ashmuqam demand investigation in civil works of filtration plant

Reshkulbal Ashmuqam demand investigation in civil works of filtration plant
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Anantnag: The residents of Reshkulbal Ashmuqam area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district have demanded investigation in civil works done at a local water supply scheme.

The residents of the area said that a water supply scheme has been constructed at a cost of around Rs 3.5 crore but the filtration plant is not functioning properly and is leaking.

They said that pipes laid there have been kept above ground at most of the spots due to unknown reasons.

Ashiq Hussian, a local resident said that they are thankful to the government that they have provided a mega water supply scheme in the area.

He said that the newly constructed filtration plant has been leaking and it can collapse anytime that can cause damage to the local population as well.

Sameer Ahmad, another local resident said that the pipeline hasn’t been laid well in the area due to which the line leaking at several places.

He said that the leakage of the filtration plant is a threat to the people living near it.

The locals said that they have brought the issue into the notice of concerned authorities several times but nothing has been done.

They have demanded an investigation in this regard so as to find whether substandard material has been used while constriction and sought action against the involved persons.

They have sought the attention of Deputy Commissioner Anantnag in this regard.


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