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Kanna Shargal villagers protest against PHE Deptt

Kanna Shargal villagers protest against PHE Deptt

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Mar 13:  The villagers from Kanna Shargal (Upper)  today held protest demonstration against the PHE authorities at BC Road outside PHE Complex  and disrupted movement of vehicles for some time on the main road here  today.
The people of  the area,  mostly from Gujjar community including those from Ward No. 5  Sandoli Mawali, led by local former Panch  and social activist Jamat Ali assembled at BC Road PHE Complex  during the day and held protest demonstration. They were raising slogans against PHE authorities for their failure to ensure supply of drinking water.
The villagers led by some women also blocked road by staging dharna. The movement of traffic was disrupted for some time. The villagers alleged that for the last 10 months the people of this area are facing crisis. They had brought the matter to the notice of PHE authorities Jammu but they did not bother.
Jamat Ali said the people had  staged protest demonstration on March 5, 2018 and the concerned AEE and Xen had assured to solve their problem within five days but they have  been again forced to lodge protest at PHE Complex. He said there was no  governance and officers are least bothered. They have taken public  issues casually and no accountability is seen any where. He said the pumping system at the village is not functioning  and department has failed to get it repaired.
Ali sought intervention of DC Jammu and  Chief Engineer PHE Jammu in this concerned. Haji Amir-u-Din Kassana, Murad Ali, Shamsh Din, Majeed and Mushtaq Ahmed also accompanied.


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