Breach in irrigation canal damages cultivable land in Tulmulla

GANDERBAL: A breach in an irrigation channel has damaged hundreds of kanals of land in Zeher Kha village of Tulmulla in Ganderbal.
Locals blamed irriga¬tion department for its negligence which led to the damage of the cultiva¬ble land.
“We approached the concerned department to look in to the issue but in vain. Our crops have been damaged. The cultivable land has been eroded due to high flowing water from the irrigation canal,” said Ghulam Mohammad, Sarpanch of the area.
Assistant engineer (ir¬rigation department) of the area said that the issue has come into his notice and necessary actions would be taken to repair the canal breach.