Bad condition of roads irks residents of Mendhar town

Poor condition of a road in Mendhar town. -Excelsior/Rahi Kapoor
Poor condition of a road in Mendhar town. -Excelsior/Rahi Kapoor

Excelsior Correspondent

MENDHAR, July 21: Almost all the interior roads of  Mendhar town of Poonch district are in dilapidated condition, resulting into most inconvenience to people.
The roads leading to Mendhar Town which include Hanuman Temple  and Bus Stand area are in worst condition as they have developed large potholes. The locals of Mendhar town, Ketan Verma, Happy Sawhney, Vishal Kumar, Muzaffar Shah and others  said that the commuters as well as pedestrians face inconvenience and the problems grow during inclement weather conditions.
During rains, the dilapidated roads turn into cesspools. “When water remains stagnant for a long time, it further damages roads,” a shopkeeper in Mendhar Market   said pointing towards damaged stretch of the road.
The residents of Mendhar Town alleged that the officials of concerned department are not inviting any tender for the repair of this road. “Due to the dilapidated condition of the road and lack of proper drainage system, the commuters are facing problems,” they lamented.
The residents appealed the concerned authorities included the State Governor and concerned Advisor to immediately repair the roads.