Handwara: The dilapidated road hit by a landslide in the month of March risks the lives of commuters in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, and the concerned agencies are missing.
The 12 kilometers long road link from Zachildara to Satkoji which also connects several villages of upper Rajwar with Tehsil headquarter Zachaldara Handwara was hit by a massive landslide in the month of March near Kehkasha area is posing threat for the thousands of people living in the area and the concern PMGSY agency is missing.
A social worker of the area Javid Ahmad Mir said that the 12 kilometers long road link under the PMGSY was hit by a massive landslide in March month and then concern agency reached the spot to clear the road, however after only a few tons of mud was lifted and then the contractor left the work incomplete.
From the time the muddy road is posing a threat for all the people of upper Rajwar who are visiting Zachildara market for commodities or for other work at their Tehsil headquarter Zachildara.
He said there are so many villages in upper Rajwar including Dogripora, Lachimpora, Behnipora, Golipora, Hajikhanpora, Sarmarg, Satkoji etc are depends upon this single road link which was hit by a landslide, from the time the passengers from every vehicle including bus, minibus, Tata Sumo and from private cars are crossing the affected area by foot till their vehicle crossing the affected road stretch.
He said there is dry weather for several months, but as it will change, nobody can cross the road either through vehicle or by foot.
Now the people of the area appealed to the officials in the administration to clear the road link as soon as possible so that people could not suffer more.
Additional district development commissioner (ADC) Handwara Nazir Ahmad said that he will look into the matter. “I assure you that I will contact the concerned agency and will resolve the issue” ADC Handwara told Kashmir Reader on Wednesday afternoon.