Public showed resentment by hitting the streets over the misery of Sarkoot Dal

Public showed resentment by hitting the streets over the misery of Sarkoot Dal


‘Protesters blocked the road for several hour’s’

Sorav Rathore/Kashmir Glacier

Kishtwar, Nov 09: The Kishtwar unit of IKKJUTT, Jammu registered their protest against the district administration and Kishtwar Development Authority by blocking the Sarkoot-Hatta road on Monday.

The protesters shouted slogans against the administration and local leaders.

Dur the protest they keep on saying that, no leader raised voice on local issues and the common people are not being heard. It’s only during the elections these leaders lend their ears to the common people.

Maneshwar Sharma, District Executive Member of IKKJUTT, Jammu, who was leading the protest told said that, the pond has dried up and there are piles of garbage in this pond but the district administration and KDA continue to remain in deep slumber over this issue.

He also informed that in the year 2016, the tenders for renovation of this pond were announced and one and a half crore rupees were released by the government but due to the failure of the local administration, no work has been done so far.

On this occasion, Naib Tehsildar and KDA officials reached and gave a written assurance to the protestors that the work of renovation of this pond will start from tomorrow.

After this assurance, the people finished the protest and warned the administration that, “If work does not start from tomorrow, they will again come on the roads.”(Kashmir Glacier)


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