People protest over dumping of garbage

Excelsior Correspondent

People protesting against dumping of garbage at Darsu, Udhampur on Wednesday.

UDHAMPUR, Sept 4: People of Darsu area of the district today held a protest demonstration against the Municipal Corporation and administration against dumping of garbage in the area.
Amid slogans against the Government and the Municipal Corporation, large number of people of Darsu area assembled at Dhar Road and blocked the vehicular movement for couple of hours.
The protestors alleged that the district administration and Municipal Corporation is playing with the life of people by dumping the garbage in the area.
As the rainy season is going on and dumping of garbage in the area will lead to health hazard, one of the protestor said.
On getting information, tehsildar Sapna Kotwal and Additional SP Benaam Tosh rushed to the spot, pacified the agitators and assured necessary action in this regards.
Later, the protestors dispersed and the vehicular movement was restored.