Sopore : Residents of Neharpora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla District on Saturday staged a protest demonstration against Public Health Engineering (PHE) Department for the prevailing water crisis in their area.
Scores of people particularly women took to Sopore_Srinagar national highway and blocked traffic service at Iqbal Market in favour of their demands.
The protesters shouted slogans against PHE department for failed to provide them regular water supply and for ignoring their sufferings in this holly month of Ramadan.
While alleged PHE department Sopore the protestors said that many times we approached concerned authorities for this genuine issue but no improvement has been witnessed.
However they appealed the concerned authorities to look into the matter.
Meanwhile officials at PHE department Sopore when contacted told Kashmir Despatch that due to leakage in water pipe line inconvenience was caused by residents, added that we have send one water tanker today for them and also stated work on pipe line sothat they will get water as per schedule.
2015 Kashmir Despatch