RAJA SHAFQAT SHEIKH
Kishtwar 28 Aug: Tall claims made by central state government to make India neat and clean under centrally sponsored scheme ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ had only became name in chenab valley and particularly in Kishtwar district as no drive was launched and implementation of scheme came to be seen resulting the missing the shine in saffron valley is with every passing day due to careless and pathetic attitude of Kishtwar Development and Municipal Committee authorities.
The pics in front of Municipal Committee office gate shows the careness of administration as it is filled with garbage , polythenes and patholes resulting the blockage of drainage and water is flowing in mid of road .
The Prime Minister’s flagship scheme ‘Swatch Bharat Abhiyaan is totally unimplemented in chenab valley and its adjoining areas where parks , footpaths, lane drains are in deteriorated condition and causing hazards to society.
Through this centrally sponsored scheme meant to only papers as lacs of rupees are withdrawn for cleanliness of parks and others. It is unfortunate that Kishtwar Town is full of garbage and no one is bothered to take care of such historic place .
It is pertinent to mention here that Batote Kishtwar National Highway is also passing from its one side and everyone passing through this road have to face these bad smell of dumped garbage and such thing gives bad name to the town.
Locals demanded an enquiry into the amount being drawn under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, which may be misused by the concerned authorities.
Meanwhile various other locals expressed their concern over the deteriorating condition of Kishtwar township and demanded high level inquiry in withdrawing of huge amount on name of Swatch Bharat Abhiyan and urged upon district administration and state government to immediately launch a drive so as public shall take sigh of relief.