Sonamarg Truck Yard without basic facilities

G N Raina

Kangan, May 13: The Truck terminal constructed at Sonamarg in Ganderbal district is without basic facilities.
Scores of drivers said that the truck yard at Sonamarg is without basic facilities due to which they are facing huge inconvenience.
“There is no sanitation and proper drainage system at truck yard ,” one the driver said.
Another driver said that there is no proper sanitation and the Sonamarg Development Authority and Tourism department are yet to establish dustbins in and around truck yard due to which the garbage lies scattered in the area due to which bad smell is emanating from the garbage causing huge inconvenience to the drivers and commuters.
They said that there is no lighting facility in the truck yard.
The drivers further said that cellular companies have dug the road and later they failed to cover it properly due to which dust is emanating from it causing health problems.
They urged CEO Sonamarg Development Authority and Director Tourism Kashmir to look into the issue.