PAMPORE: Residents and cricket players of Hatiwara village of Pampore Tehsil in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district have thanked district administration Pulwama for getting a play ground vacated from dumped sand.
Some sand miners who dig sand from Jhelum dump it in the play ground which has disrupted sports activities of the children of the area, locals and cricket players told Kashmir Reader.
They said that by plying vehicles has caused damage to the field extensively.
The local residents and cricket players informed Kashmir Reader that a team of government officials visited the site and asked the sand diggers to lift the sand from the play field.
” We are very thankful to the Deputy Commissioner Pulwama Baseer-Ul-Haq Choudhary and Tehsildar Pampore Ishtiyaq Mohi-ud-Din for getting the sand lifted from the play field,” the residents and cricket players of the area told Kashmir Reader
“We had received a complaint about dumping of sand in a play field in Hatiwara Lethpora area of Pampore, the sand was lifted back and fine is also being imposed on the sand diggers by DMO Pulwama,” Tehsildar Pampore Ishtiyaq Mohi-ud-Din told Kashmir Reader, adding that they will take action against illegal dumping of sand and on Directions of Deputy Commissioner Pulwama Baseer-Ul-Haq Choudhary, fine will be imposed or the sand will be auctioned.