Water Scarcity : Warpora Residents Protest against PHE


By Peerzada Waseem
Sopore : The inhabitants of  Warpora village in Sopore town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district staged a demonstration and accusing officials of the Public Health Engineering department of not paying concern towards the prevailing water crisis in the area.

Reports  said Scores of people of Raj Mohalla area of Wapora assembled on the Bandipora-Sopore highway and blocked it in the early morning hours and shouted slogans against the departmen.
The Public Health Engineering (PHE) department has failed to restore the water supply with the result our women flock have to go to other localities to fetch water said protesting residents.

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The inhabitants alleged that the PHE employees have deliberately snapped the water from the locality which forced them to come to streets.

Agitating residents were demanding the immediate restoration of the problem in the area. 

Meanwhile PHE exn Sopore Qazi Mushtaq Ahamd told INS that due to non availability of electricity we couldn’t provide proper water service in the area. He further said that we took this issue to DDC Baramulla he called immediate meeting about this issue today . He added 
The protest was going on when last reports came.


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