Pulwama Residents Decry Water Scarcity- Block Shopian-Pulwama Road

July 16

Decrying the water scarcity that has hit their area from the past several days, The residents of Hawal on Tuesday morning staged demonstrations in the Hawal area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama District.

Eyewitnesses told The Kashmiriyat that protesters including women, men and children assembled on the Pulwama – Shopian highway and blocked raising slogans against the concerned department.

The protesters demanding an immediate addressal of the issue said that everyone is affected due to water scarcity in their area.

“We are not receiving drinking water supply from the last few days. We have to go to other localities to fetch the water. The Public Health Engineering (PHE) department has failed to restore the water supply” a protester told The Kashmiriyat.

The Kashmiriyat appraised the issue with the EXEN PHE for District Pulwama, Mushtaq Ahmed who ensured an immediate action on the issue.

“yes, i have received complaints that the residents have blocked the road, i will ensure that the issue is addressed soon.”