Pulwama, Nov 19: The residents of of Zasow village in Lassipora belt on Thursday staged a protest against the authorities for ‘failing’ to provide a drainage system in their area.
The residents blocked the main Litter-Pulwama road as a mark of protest against the government, which resulted in the traffic chaos in the area.
Witnesses said that the vehicles in large number remain stranded on the roads after the main road was blocked by the aggrieved residents.
The residents said that the authorities have failed to provide a proper drainage system in their area, which has resulted in immense hardships to the dwellers. “We time and again appeal to the higher ups to provide a proper drainage system in the area so that the residents here could heave a sigh of relief,” they said.
They added by paying no heed over their sufferings, the authorities are ignoring their plights. They appealed to the higher ups to look into the matter and redress their genuine grievances at an earliest.
A team of police headed by SHO Lassipora Hafeez Choudhary later visited the spot and pacified the protestors by assuring them that their grievances will be redressed soon following which the protest was called off—(KNO)