Ganderbal villagers rue lack of public transport

Ganderbal villagers rue lack of public transport
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Suria Hamid

Ganderbal: Commuters in Wakura village of Ganderbal are complaining about the lack of public transport in the area.
Residents said that they have to wait for hours to board a bus to reach their destination.
Basit Ali, a student of 12th class told Kashmir reader that he is facing tough time daily to attend his tuition classes in Ganderbal. “I have to wait for long hours every day to return home. Only three buses ply on the route,” he said.
He added that lack of buses or minibus service is forcing them to board sumos and is unaffordable for them.
He also said that they have brought the issue into the notice of Assistant Regional Transport Officer (ARTO) Ganderbal many times.
Another commuter Dawood Ahmad also complained of reaching late to the office due to the lack of transport in the area.
DDC Ganderbal, Dr Piyush Singla said he will talk to ARTO and check how the frequency of buses can be enhanced in the area.
While speaking with Kashmir Reader Sohail Qadri traffic official of Ganderbal said, “they will start one more minibus in a week. Already there is sumo service and two minibuses moving on the route.
Wakura is the major villages in district Ganderbal and is located at a distance of 20 km from Srinagar.