People protest shortage of water

Excelsior Correspondent
POONCH, Apr 27: The  villagers from Lower Ari in Harni area of Mendhar Sub Division held protest demonstration against the PHE authorities and the local administration for water crisis in the area for the last few weeks.
The villagers from Mohallah Jattan and Mohallah Brahmana and adjoining areas including women and children came out on the road and disrupted movement of traffic during two hour protest. They alleged that even the children of nearby Govt High School are facing severe water crisis.  The water pipes are leaking and nobody repairs them despite repeated requests to the concerned PHE field staff.
SDM Mendhar Dr Tanveer Ahmed came to know about the matter and he sent Naib Tehsildar, on the spot who pacified the people. Later.  people lifted dharna with the intervention of local Mendhar administration.