Beacon sits on Goonipora-Batpora road repair
Kupwara: Inhabitants of several villages in this frontier district are up in arms against the Beacon authorities for failing to undertake repairs of one of the important roads in Haihama area here.
They said dilapidated condition of the road causes immense inconvenience to them. ”Though the Beacon authorities blacktopped other roads in the district but they have completely forgotten the Goonipora-Batpora road from past two years. This is sheer discrimination with us,” the residents said.
Elaborating they said under the PMGSY the road from Pithpra to Goonipora was blacktopped. “But from Goonipora onwards up to Batpora entire two and a half kilometer road stretch under the jurisdiction of 109 RCC Beacon is in dilapidated condition,” they said.
They said the bad condition of the road has caused inconvenience to inhabitants of Goonipora, Bungam, Balkoot, Balhama, Guchipora, Chopan Mohalla, Qaurashi Patti, Baehramdari, Chat, Wanimohalla, Kanbhack, Kundnard, and several other habitations.
”The road has developed potholes at most of the places. This has affect smooth flow of traffic and causes damage to vehicles” said Bilal Ahmad a commuter.
“It is like a nightmare to travel on this road. Due to potholes and frequent bumps many commuters have developed orthopedic problems,” they said.
“For want of repairs this stretch is not motorable and damages our vehicles.” said Waseem Ahmad, a taxi driver.
Lastupdate on : Fri, 16 Nov 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Fri, 16 Nov 2012 18:30:00 GMT
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