Protest against water scarcity in Chhatral

Excelsior Correspondent
POONCH, June 3:  The people from Chhatral area of Mendhar held protest against the PHE authorities for their failure to repair damaged motor at pumping station and restore water supply even after two months.
The villagers  today assembled at Chhatral and held protest demonstration against the local administration and PHE authorities at Mendhar and Poonch. The villagers alleged that pumping station turned defunct after its motor went out of order. The matter was brought to the notice of concerned PHE staff but even after two months this pumping station could not be made functional.  The public is facing lot of hardships for want of drinking water during these hot summer days.
The sources said that motor at Harni PHE Pumping Station also went out of order about two weeks ago but till now the PHE Mechanical wing Poonch has failed to repair the same and restore water supply.