Villagers protest against PMGSY

Excelsior Correspondent

UDHAMPUR, Aug 17:  Inhabitants of village Kulwanta in tehsil Ramnagar today staged a protest demonstration against the PMGSY authorities for their failure to clear the Kulwanta-Ladana road, which is blocked for last about 42 days due to its worst condition and heavy rain.
Raising slogans against the PMGSY authorities, they were demanding completion of the road construction work.
The villagers, including men, women and children, assembled near the Panchayat Ghar and started holding protest demonstration amidst raising of slogans. “Due to heavy rains, the road link between Kulwanta to Ladana is blocked for last 42 days and thousands of people of both the villages are facing multiple problems due to this”, they rued.
They said that the issue was brought into the notice of District administration and PMGSY authorities but no one from the administration bothered to visit the place even to take stock of the situation.
The protesting villagers threatened to gherao the concerned authorities if the road is not cleared as early as possible.