BARAMULLA: Scores of women from Ushkura area of Baramulla on Saturday staged a protest against the department of Public Health and Engineering (PHE) for not providing drinking water supply to the area from past several months.
The women took to the streets Saturday morning and marched to the nearby water lift station to stage protests against the department.
The protestors said that water taps were running dry for the past three months and they were forced to use water from the nearby streams. They added that many people have fallen ill because of the dirty water they have to use.
Later, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Mohammad Qasim Wani reached the spot assured restoration of water supply for area by evening.