Protests in water-logged Pampore

Bilal Habib

PAMPORE: Local residents Tuesday held a protest demonstration against the failure of authorities to address water- logging and the drainage failure in this south Kashmir township.
Following incessant rains over the past few days, several residential houses, shops and government buildings in Pampore have been inundated and roads and bylanes water-logged . The traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway is being diverted through Namlabal due to the deluge.
The locals called off the protest after Minister Mohammad Ashraf Mir accompanied by Deputy commissioner Pulwama Neeraj Kumar assured to address their grievances.