Srinagar, Feb 18: The residents of Chanpora in Nowshera hamlet of Srinagar are up in arms against the R&B and UEED department for failing to repair the road in the area.
The residents of the area while talking to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that the road has been in dilapidated condition for months together and even after raising issues with concerned authorities, no action has been initiated yet, they said.
The road, as per locals, had been damaged when Urban Environmental Engineering Department (UEED) were constructing drainage in the area.
“They left the residents in a high and dry situation by keeping the road disfigured.” they said.
Road is lying in a very dilapidated condition due to which people of the area are suffering especially in inclement weather, said Zahoor Ahmad a local resident.
He said that roads are lying in the worst condition and even in far flung areas, there are much better roads but in the city “we are facing problems in terms of roads even in the 21st century.
Locals said that they have brought this issue in notice of concerned authorities several times but nothing has been done yet.
They requested concerned authorities to look into the matter at an earliest and repair the road so that they won’t suffer anymore.
Meanwhile an engineer of the UEED said that that they have deposited road cut charges to R&B department and now restoration process lies within their domain.
Concerned AEE R&B Imtiyaz Ahmad said that the drainage work of UEED is still going on and as per the contractor, it will take 15 days to complete.
Once they complete the work, we will start repairing the road, he said.
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