Posh Hotel in Pahalgam Blocks Road for Half a Kilometer- Locals Aghast

May 05

In a clear defiance of law, a hotel ‘pine and peak’ in famous tourist resort of Pahalgam has blocked the road for nearly half a kilometer causing inconvenience to commuters.

Visitors while speaking to The Kashmiriyat revealed that the hotel has illegally blocked the road for nearly 500 meters disallowing any civilian vehicle to enter the road opposite to the Amusement Park in Pahalgam.

They said that the blockade causes inconvenience to the pony riders as well as visitors who visit the world famous hill resort of pahalgam.

Pony traders, hundreds in number earn their livelihood at the famous Hill resort.

The Local said that the employees of the hotel often maltreat and misbehave with the locals and especially pony riders.

He said that the hotel owners often block the road for several hours to advertise their hotel, causing problems to the commuters

The Kashmiriyat appraised the issue with Rayees Ahmed Lone, Municipal council Pahalgam who said that he will soon depute a team and resolve the issue.

The Roads and Buildings Department, Executive Engineer, Mohammed Ayoub said that he will visit the spot and ask the hotel to remove the barricades and ensure no civilian is troubled.