Contractors throw muck in river Chenab

Sub contractors engaged by National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) are dumping muck into river Chenab and Bislari Nullah in Chenab Valley without any fear of law enforcing agencies.

Sub contractors engaged by National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) are dumping muck into river Chenab and Bislari Nullah in Chenab Valley without any fear of law enforcing agencies.

They alleged that the matter was brought into the notice of administration and concerned departments despite that the sub contractors from Nashri to Banihal are resorting throwing of muck into river Chenab and Bislari Nullah.

They said that although at some places dumping ground has been acquired but in reality the muck is being thrown into river Chenab and other rivulets located in this district.

Locals alleged that it seems there is a nexus between public functionaries and contractors that is why the muck is being thrown into river rivulets and other Nallahs.

From Banihal to Nahsri blatant violation of law by these sub contractors can be observed at any place where the execution work has been started.

They alleged that it seems. The district administration despite censuring of National Green Tribunal are in deep slumber and the contractor companies have been given free hand to destroy greenery plantation and water bodies in this district.         

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