Baramulla: Residents of Salambad Uri and Kawoosa areas of Tangmarg Monday staged protests against the shortage of drinking water facilities in their areas.
A large number of people from Salambad area of Uri staged sit on the Srinagar Muzafarabad highway and blocked the road for some time, Later Tehsildar Uri Mohammad Aslam along with other officers reached the spot and assured protestors that he will take up the issue with the concerned department.
Meanwhile, large number of people of Check Kawoosa area of Tangmarg also staged protest against the shortage of drinking water in their area. The protesting people blocked the vehicular movement on Srinagar Gulmarg road for some time.
Later DO Police Post Narbal Vilayat Hussian reached the spot and after his assurance protesters dispersed and traffic was resorted on road.