Water scarcity triggers protest

Outraged at the water scarcity in the holy month of Ramadan, residents of Hassan Abad, Mochi Mohalla, Khar Mohalla Dangiwacha and other adjacent areas staged a protests against PHE at Dangiwacha here in north Kashmir on Wednesday.

Outraged at the water scarcity in the holy month of Ramadan, residents of Hassan Abad, Mochi Mohalla, Khar Mohalla Dangiwacha and other adjacent areas staged a protests against PHE at Dangiwacha here in north Kashmir on Wednesday.

"We are drinking unsafe river and pond water  which may cause dangerous water borne diseases among the people," protesters said. 

They blocked the Dangiwacha -Watergam road and threatened to intensify the protests if they are not provided clean drinking water forthwith. 

Despite repeated attempts none of the PHE officails could be contacted for their comments.(GKNN)

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