Pampore residents protest against PDD, block highway

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Pampore: Residents of Drangbal Pampore on Wednesday afternoon held a protest demonstration against PDD authorities on the Srinagar-Jammu highway and blocked the highway at Drangbal.
Eyewitness told Kashmir Reader that scores of people including women’s sat on dharna at Drangbal Pampore stretch of Highway. They raised slogans against concerned PDD department and Tehsildar Pampore and demanding repairment of an electric transformer.
The protesting women alleged that local electric transformer was damaged by Tipper some days back but the PDD staff has failed to replace or repair it.
The movement of vehicles on the busy highway came to halt for about an hour, witness told Kashmir Reader.
Later SHO Pampore Mudasir Naseer reached on the spot and assured them that their problem would be redressed soon. Later people dispersed peacefully.