Batamaloo residents protest against water scarcity


Srinagar, May, KNT: Residents of  Batamaloo here staged a protest once again over the acute shortage of water in the locality.

The protesters mostly women from Momin Abad blocked the road, sat on a dharna, and raised slogans against Public Health Engineering (PHE) Department for almost an hour.

Protesting ladies sat on the road amid scorching heat in a line forcing the commuters to halt their vehicles.

One of the protesters told the news agency Kashmir News Trust that the Moominabad locality has been facing acute shortage of drinking water and nobody at the helm of affairs is showing interest in addressing the issue.

The protesters said the PHE department has “taken them for a ride thus leaving no option for them but to stage the protest.” (KNT)

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