Arun attends series of meetings in backward areas of Samba

BJP senior leader Arun Sharma during a meeting in Kandi belt of Samba on Monday. —Excelsior/Badyal
BJP senior leader Arun Sharma during a meeting in Kandi belt of Samba on Monday. —Excelsior/Badyal

Excelsior Correspondent
SAMBA, June 1: BJP leader and party Executive Member, Arun Sharma along with party senior leaders, Naresh Amba, Kuldeep Sharma, Shiv Lal, Mohan Lal, Dinesh Singh Sambyal ,Chander Bharti, Shamsher Singh,Parshant Thakur and Gain Bhagat, attended the series of meetings at village Loveli Upper and Chilla Danga Morhgarh during lockdown to listen the problems of the weaker sections of the society and people of backward areas of Samba district.
At village Morhgarh meeting was organized by Goutam Singh and people demanded drinking water supply. They also demanded construction road from Nud to Janda, recruitment rally in areas where people neither have sources of income nor agricultural land or small industries. They live on hills and barren land.
At village Chilla Danga, Shamsher Singh a prominent person highlighted various issues including construction and repairing of roads Sarna to Chilla Danga, laying of electric polls, release of pending dues of MGNREGA in block Nud.
At village Loveli Upper, Pawan Sharma organised a public meeting with the support of Panches, Sarpanches and Lamberdars. The people raised several issues, the biggest and genuine issue being restarting construction work road from Utter Behani to Chilla Danga road via Loveli ,earth work has been done and rest of work pending as contractor had abandoned the work. They demanded dispensary as there is no medicare facility and people have to travel 12 km for medical facilities.
There is no drinking water supply and people drink water from well and nallah. They also demanded changing of damaged water pipes.
Sharma showed concern over problems being faced by villagers of Loveli, Chilla Danga, Morhgarh and adjoining areas who have no mobile tower, water supply, roads, hospital and where the unemployment is on peak. The people in the area have no agricultural land, nor employment.
He said during lockdown situation has been critical in this belt. He assured the villagers that their genuine demands will be highlighted with concerned departments and party is trying to redress them on priority.