Srinagar, Jun 29: The inordinate delay in construction of the marriage hall in Gadood Bagh area of Habba Kadal here has irked the inhabitants, saying that the absence of hall has resulted in immense hardships to them.
The local inhabitants while talking to KNS said that on the directions of concerned MLA, Shameema Firdous, the work over the marriage hall was started almost a year ago but unfortunately the competition of the project is yet to be completed.
They said that the construction work over the project has also come to a halt due to some unknown issues. “We want the authorities to start the work at earliest so that the locals here could feel a sigh of relief,” they said.
Accusing the authorities for ignoring their plights, the residents here have demanded immediate resdressal of their genuine grievances.
The residents said that they approached to the higher ups several times but unfortunately nothing has been done in this regard.
Inhabitants said that in absence of the marriage hall, authorities here have left the residents here on god’s mercy. “Though the locality is already congested, we are facing immense hardships due to the non-availability of marriage hall,” they added.
Inhabitants appealed the higher ups including the concerned MLA to look into the matter and redress their grievances.
MLA Habba Kadal, Shameema Firdous told KNS that the work has not been stopped but the construction is going on gradually. “It is a big project. The project costs about Rs 3 crore while Rs 80 lakhs has already been spent on the project,” she said.
She said that the project will be completed gradually. “There were some issues earlier, which were resolved and now the work is going on,” MLA Habba Kadal added.
However, the locals said that the work over the project has been stopped from past more than two months. (KNS)