Batamaloo residents protest against PHE

Residents of Danderkhah locality of Batamaloo here on Wednesday protested against the against Public Health Engineering (PHE) department for failing to supply drinking water to them.

Residents of Danderkhah locality of Batamaloo here on Wednesday protested against the against Public Health Engineering (PHE) department for failing to supply drinking water to them.

The aggrieved residents took to streets and blocked Danderkhah-Batamaloo road. "We are not receiving drinking water supply from a month. We have to go to other localities to fetch water. The Public Health Engineering (PHE) department has failed to restore the water supply," they said.  

The residents demanded that till the water supply line is restored, the PHE should supply drinking water by mobile water tanks.

Chief Engineer PHE Ghulam Muhammad Bhat said the grievance of the residents will be addressed soon.

"One of the water supplying pipes to the area has burst due to which the residents have been facing water crisis," Bhat said. (KNS)

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