Nowgam residents demand construction of drainage system

Nowgam residents demand construction of drainage system

ARIF RASHID

Srinagar: The residents of Nowgam area of Srinagar on Monday held a protest demonstration against the district administration demanding the construction of drainage system in the area.
Scores of residents of Advent Colony of Nowgam assembled here chanting slogans in favour of their demands.
The protesters said that the district administration has failed to construct the proper drainage system in the colony.
President of the Colony, Shayar Ahmad Malik said that from the last three years they are facing hardships due to non availability of drainage system.
“We approached the concerned authorities from time to time for construction of drainage system in the colony. But it is very unfortunate that nobody is listening to our demands,” he said.
The protesters said that water directly enters into their houses as there is no drainage system in the colony.
They said the construction of a drain would solve all these problems for ever.
The protesters requested the concerned authorities to look into the matter and construct the drainage system in the colony.