Protest against ‘illegal constructions’ in Gulmarg

Protest against ‘illegal constructions’ in Gulmarg

Srinagar: The members of Gulmarg and Tangmarg civil society on Monday staged a protest demonstration here demanding an end to illegal constructions in Gulmarg.
Scores of civil society members assembled here in press enclave and chanting slogans ‘Save Gulmarg Save Future’ and ‘Stop Illegal Construction in Gulmarg’.
Hilal Ahmad, one of the protesters, said some people are carrying out illegal construction in the tourist destination.
The illegal construction, if not stopped forthwith, will severely affect tourism in Gulmarg, he said.
The Gulmarg Development Authority must immediately stop the illegal constructions, the protesters said.
When contacted, the Chief Executive Officer of Gulmarg Deveopment Authority (GAD) Mohammad Hanief Balkhi told Kashmir Reader that no illegal construction is going on in Gulmarg.
“All the construction work has been stopped here,” he said.