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Auqaf Committees express resentment against PWD in Tral villages

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SRINAGAR : The Auqaf Committees of Sofigund And Dar Ganie Gund Tral expressed resentment against “PWD” authorities for failing to complete 5 kilometer road from Dar Ganie Gund To Ziyarat Sharif Sheikh Baqir  in the area , even after passing of around one and half years since its approval.

According to the Auqaf bodies, work on Dar Ganie Gund -Ziyarat Sharif road in Tral area, under “R&B PWD was started in the year 2017, but due to some unknown reasons, it was later on stopped by the concerned authorities. Despite the passing of one and half years now, concerned department failed to restart the work there till date, left residents in mess.

As per the locals, the project to construct the 5 Kilometer hilly road from Dar Ganie Gund to Ziyarat Sharif Sheikh Baqir via Sofigund , under R&B  Department , was first started in year 2017, but soon after first phase of cutting and excavation , the work was stopped due to unknown reasons.

Soon after the work was stopped, the locals expressed displeasure and blamed the government for failing to redress the pleas of residents, who constantly face issues due to the lack of proper road connectivity in the area.

People particularly patients and the students are facing immense hardships due to the potholes and plethora of rocks on this road, which gives tough time to them.

It is very unfortunate that concerned department has increased our miseries as the road is in dilapidated condition and is giving very much tough time to us while travelling on it ,” Local Auqaf Committee of Sofigund village said while talking to  reporter Nawaz Ahmad . “It is taking a lot of time for us to fetch the basic items from Dar Ganie Gund to Ziyarat sharif  , which is injustice for us and should be redressed without constant delays.”

Women folk also demanded the repairmen of the said road as the road is the main connecting link to travel to their gardens and paddy land.

“We always face threat and other difficulties while travelling through this road as it is constructed pathetically in between the area which is prone to land sliding ,” a group of women told . “Authorities should ensure our safety by restarting work on this road as early as possible.

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