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Locals demands early operationalising of non functional Water Supply Scheme in Reasi
4/21/2017 11:27:00 PM
Early Times Report
Reasi, Apr 21. A large number of people of Panchayat Gran Barotrian and Mari under the leadership of NC Leader Reasi Constituency Saraf Singh Nag today held a protest against local minster, District Administration and Northern Railway authorities at Gran Morh and demanded early operationalising of non functional Water Supply Scheme in different areas of Reasi.
Highlighting problem of acute water scarcity in villages including Goswan, Padhar, Gran Morh, Kattal, Trounth, Basti, Mari, Bakal, Kirli, Sarmeghan and Sersundwan etc, he said that the water supply in these areas is irregular as various water supply schemes have gone dysfunctional due to which locals are on the loser's end.
Protestors alleged that due to construction of tunnels and excavation in the locality has left various water resources to dry thus causing problem to the locals who had to fetch water from far off areas. "Railway authorities had transferred around Rs 2 Crore rupees to District Administration Reasi for ensuring provision of drinking water in these areas but due to alleged political intervention and mismanagement the money was never used judiciously making people to bear the brunt," they said.
Meanwhile leading the protestors Nag gaheraoed District Administration and X.En PHE Reasi to give vent to their ire and sought a probe by Deputy commissioner himself or Chief Engineer PHE to proe the matter.
Nag warned authorities if the Departmental enquiry is not conducted in the matter, they will be forced to file the case in vigilance Department and trace the erring hands.
Local youth leaders Sanjay Sharma, Vinay puri, Muna Thakur, Gulam nabi, Shabir Ahmed also alleged that railway companies has unleashed a dictatorial era in the area in connivance with local goons and forcibly are dumping muck and waste material along the roadsides, Private lands, Shamlat lands while not caring for the local populace .
"We have lost our private lands, greenery around us, the local youth alleged and also added that all the employment opportunities have been doled out to outsiders at the cost of Local youths.
District Administration along with Northern and Konkan railway authorities reached to spot and pacified Mr Nag and assured people for result on ground within one week's time
Munu Mistri, Rashid Moulbi, Sunil Sharma, Bunty Jamwal, Kashmir Singh, Krishan Chalotra, Raj Kumari, Fatima and Koushalya too were present in this protest.
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