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Mawer contractors demand release of pending bills

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Contractors of Mawar Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday alleged that funds for the repairment work of 22 school bathrooms in Mawer Block done during Panchayat Election 2018 has not been released yet by the authorities.
A group of contractors of Mawer told KNS over phone that they have borrowed the money for the maintenance of these bathrooms but despite passing more than two years, the money has not been released.
They said they are visiting the office of concerned officials but they are only getting the assurance form them nothing else.
They said the order was issued by the Deputy Commissioner Kupwara that after completion of the work the money will be released but so far they have not released the money .
“We demand that government should clear all our pending bills which are in crores of rupees,” Altaf Ahmad said.
They have appealed the authorities to release payments of the work at the earliest (KNS).

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