Authorities fail to make arrangements for Muharram
SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI
Srinagar, Nov 18: Despite tall claims the government has failed to provide better power and water supply to areas in Old City here where Muharram related processions and associated events are scheduled to be held.
The residents of Nowpora Kolipora, Kamangarpora, Khanqah-e-Sokhta, and Eidgah in Shaher-e-Khaas Sunday accused the government of falling to providing uninterrupted power supply. The problem is more severe during evening and night hours.
“We have not been able to perform Majlis properly in night hours as there is no power supply, said a delegation of the residents of Shaher-e-Khaas.
The residents of Hassanabad and Rainwara said they were facing acute scarcity of drinking water. The Hussaini Welfare Organization Hassanabad Rainawari, president Javed Hussain Sherazi said the water supply to the area is stopped from 9:00 am to 1:00 PM and 9:00 PM to 3:00 AM.
“Due to this we face inconvenience,” he said.
The residents of these areas appealed the local MLA and SMC Commissioner to install streetlights from Gurduwara Road to Imambargah Hassanbad so that devotees don’t face any inconvenience.
When contacted a senior PDD official said there was a “problem of overload because of which power cuts were being witnessed.” He, however, assured that there would be uninterrupted power supply in the areas from Monday.
When contacted the PHE officials said the problem would persist for some days. They however said expect this area other localities are getting proper water supply.
Residents appeal PDD authorities
Srinagar, Nov 18: The residents of Gudbal Colony, Malapakh, Zakoora, are facing tremendous hardships for want of transformer claiming that they need a separate one for the area.
The residents have appealed the Power Development Department (PDD) officials to address their grievance by installing a transformer in the colony.
Lastupdate on : Sun, 18 Nov 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sun, 18 Nov 2012 18:30:00 GMT
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