Residents of Tengapora Palpora stages protest to demand road macadamizing

The residents of Tengapora, Palpora of Srinagar today stage a protest against R&B department for not macadamizing the main road which connects the area with the Srinagar city.

Scores of residents assembled at the press enclave who was aghast due to the dilapidated conditions of the road. They said that despite several representations to the authorities and media, the condition of the road is dilapidate adding that the concern MLA’s assurances to repair this road also proven fake.

“The bad conditions of this road are causing great inconvenience to the locals. The concerned authorities seems to be in deep slumber”, said a local resident Abdul Rafiq Mir.

They added that the Patients and pregnant women in particular besides school going children are suffering immensely as this road has developed ditches, potholes at many spots.

Another local resident Bashir Ahmad Khanday said that, “During the bad weather conditions, the road turns more dangerous for the commuters. They accused government authorities for the apathy towards the inhabitants”.

“The passenger vehicles have suffered damages due to bad condition of the roads, though several times , we have taken up the matter before concerned authorities but our requests have met deaf ears”, M Shafi, a local driver.

The locals further request the government to repair the road at an earliest to ease out the inconvenience face by the people and to avoid the threats of slipping of children and aged people. (PTK)

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