Protest in Hajin against water shortage

HAJIN: A protest was held by Hajin residents on Thursday against the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department for failing to restore the drinking water supply in their area.
The protesters blocked Hajin-Srinagar road near Bangithyar Tundpora which disrupted the traffic for hours.
The aggrieved protesters told Kashmir Reader that we(Ward no.A Tundpora Hajin )are without drinking water for 20 days and “no one is paying heed to our genuine demands that forced us to hit the streets”.
“We have lodged the complaints inthe department several times, but nothing concrete has been done sofar,” they said.
The residents said if the drinking water was not restored within a day,they will intensify the protest.
After the assurance of Additional Deputy Commissioner Bandipora and Station House Officer Hajin, traffic was restored.

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