Srinagar, Oct 14: The residents of Amda Kadal area here have decried delay in fencing of the shrine of Mir Ahmad Sahib.
The residents said that further delay will drag the project to next year which will affect development of the holy place.
A delegation from Mir Sayed Ahmad Welfare Committee, Amda Kadal said that Srinagar Municipal Corporation has earmarked funds, however the work is yet to start.
A member of the committee said that “Srinagar Municipal Corporation vide as order No. 337 SMC of 2022 dated 11-03-2022, has earmarked Rs 2 lakhs as estimated cost of that Rs. 1.74 lakhs is approved allocation for fencing and repairs. despite this, the work on the fencing of Astan Sharief Mir Ahmad Sahib near Kakroo Masjid, Amda Kadal, has not been started till date. The winter has set in and the funds may lapse if work is not started immediately. We want the authorities to look into the matter in the public interest on priority,” said a member.