SHAFQAT SHAHEEN SHEIKH
Kishtwar 8 Mar: 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 Thathri as no drive was launched and implementation of scheme came to be seen resulting the missing the shine in this beautiful valley is with every passing day due to careless and pathetic attitude of Municipal Committee authorities.
The pics in the middle of Thathri town 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Through this centrally sponsored scheme meant to only papers as lacs of rupees are withdrawn for cleanliness of parks and others.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 Thathri 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.
Ravi Vanshi local resident said that we can’t understand why the authorities are not taking any step to clean historic places but there is something foul play.
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 Thathri township and demanded high level inquiry in withdrawing of huge amount on name of Swatch Bharat Abhiyan and urged upon district administration Doda and state government to immediately launch a drive so as public shall take sigh of relief.