Lolab, Kupwara 04 Oct: The road joining Dorusa to wani Dorusa in Lolab of north kashmir’s kupwara district is in the deplorable condition from last five years.
The dilapidated condition of road is endangering lives taking heavy toll on the health of the commuters,who continue to suffer with the administration failing to meet their demands for years. Residents of far flung villages situated along the route like Dar Mohalla (A), Gujjarpatti wani dorusa, wani Dorusa maidanpora and tekipora are facing lot of problems due to the dilapidated condition of the road.
People of this area face untold difficulties day in day out,as the condition of road is worsening day by day.
“Due to potholes, our vehicles have suffered damages. The dilapidated condition of the road poses risk of accidents,” said a Sumo driver Rayees ahmad who frequently ply on the route. Rainfall further worsens the conditions of already dilapidated roads. For Pedestrians, the misery is even worse.
“It is only during elections that several leader of different parties come to this remote village and dole false assurances to the People, but once they get elected they never return to them” said, Mohammad Anzer mir, a resident of village wani Dorusa. In case of any emergency, it take them hours to reachnearest hospital at Sogam Lolab or District hospital kupwara. “We face immense problems due to dilapidated road. The road has caved in at several places posing risk to commuters. It is ironical that authorities are resorting to dilly-dallying tactics to repair the vital road,” said Wani Qasir, a local. There is no transport facility available on this bumpy road as it has been in shambles since years and concerned department has never bothered to improve its condition and give respite to the locals.