The residents of Mawer Langate areas of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district are protesting against the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department for failing to provide adequate water supply in their villages from past two weeks.
Accusing the authorities for ignoring their plight, the residents of several villages, including Shanoo, Batagund, Shartgund, Sudergund Hangah, Chontipora villages of Mawer Langate area of Kupwara district have demanded immediate redressal of their grievances.
The residents said that acute water scarcity has hit their villages from the past two weeks while the officials are paying no heed to their sufferings.
“We approached the higher authorities in this regard but, unfortunately everything in vein. All the assurances given by the officials proved hoax,” the residents said.
They said that the authorities must not ignore their plight and should take the measures in this regard at earliest so that the villagers could breathe a sigh of relief. The inhabitants later appealed the higher ups of PHE department to look into the matter and redress their genuine grievances as soon as possible.