SRINAGAR: Minister for Disaster Management, Relief Rehabilitation and Reconstruction, Javaid Mustafa Mir Monday inspected visited water-logged areas of Lasjan and adjoining areas of Chadoora constituency and listened to the grievances of the public.
Commissioner SMC Riyaz Ahmed Wani, Executive Engineer PHE, Executive Engineer Master Plan, SDPO Panthachowk and other concerned from line departments accompanied the Minister.
The Minister was apprised about the difficulties being faced by the people due to continued water-logging in the area, especially during rains.
Issues related to drinking water, electricity and poor road connectivity were also brought to his notice. The local deputations said that leakage from PHE pipes were also contributing to the water logging in the area, besides causing the shortage of drinking water, plus clogged drains and defunct drainage system were the main causes of the water-logging.