BARAMULLA: Residents of Hanjiwara and Reshipora villages of Pattan staged a protest against PHE department on Monday.
A large number of people including women and men took to the streets and staged a protest against the PHE department for not providing them drinking water.
The protesters blocked the Srinagar Muzaffarabad road for hours. Later a team of local police along with Tehsildar Pattan Syed Faheem and SHO Pattan Mohammad Saleem reached the spot pacified the protestors.
A water tanker was also provided to people of the area by the on spot officers. The protesters, before dispersing, urged the officers to solve their problem or they “would be forced to come out on the roads again”.