Kunzar shuts to protest poor power, water supply

Pertinently, people of the area have been complaining that the water from Nallah Ferozpora was supplied to peripheries of Sangrama, Pattan and Beerwah areas but the locals of Tangmarg region remained high and dry for want of water.

GK Web Desk
Srinagar, Publish Date: Nov 20 2017 12:49PM | Updated Date: Nov 20 2017 12:49PM
Kunzar shuts to protest poor power, water supplyPhoto: Greater Kashmir

Residents and businessmen of Kunzar township in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday observed a token-strike to protest against pesky power supply and the shortage of drinking water in the area.

Scores of people took to Srinagar-Gulmarg road and raised slogans in favour of their demands.

The protesters blocked traffic for sometime on the highway and later dispersed off peacefully.

Pertinently, people of the area have been complaining that the water from Nallah Ferozpora was supplied to peripheries of Sangrama, Pattan and Beerwah areas but the locals of Tangmarg region remained high and dry for want of water.

They have been also demanding he upgradation of Kunzar power grid to do away with pesky power supply.