SHAFQAT SHAHEEN SHEIKH
BUNJWAH 11 Jun: Tall
claims made by central and state
government to make India
neat and clean under centrally
sponsored scheme ‘Swachh
Bharat Abhiyan’ had only
became name in Kishtwar district and particularly inBunjwah as no cleanness drive waslaunched during from last two years as valley of saffron is missing its
shine with every passing day due to careless and pathetic attitude of Kishtwar Development and Block Development authorities.
The Rural Development Department Block Bunjwah failed to repair / maintain the toilets at famous water spring Binoon that is regularly having huge rush of public .
Calling it epic center of Tehsil Bunjwah , all government and priviate sectors are established nearby this water spring . This spring is one of busiest place where Government Higher Secondary School , Government Girls Middle School , Jammu and Kashmir Bank Branch , Sub Store Fair Price Shop , Oldest Jamia Masjid , shops and other institutions and offices are located nearby this water spring.
The old structures of toilets was constructed two decades ago that till day not get renovated and repaired by Block Bunjwah that showing the real face and intrest of officials and officers posted in Block Bunjwah among which
major scams and embezzlements is surfaced .
The Prime Minister’s slogan and flagship scheme ‘Swatch Bharat Abhiyaan’ is totally unimplemented in
chenab valley and particularly in Kishtwar district 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 Through this centrally sponsored scheme meant to only papers as lacs of rupees are withdrawn for cleanliness of parks
It is unfortunate famous water spring Brung Binoon is full of garbage and no one is bothered to take care
of such historic places and everyone
passing through these springs have
to face these bad smell of dumped garbage and such
thing gives bad name to this region.
Sheikh Iqbal, local resident said that we can’t understand why the authorities are not taking any step to clean and renovate these historic places but there is something foul play.
It is pertinent to mention that when a public meeting is called by BDO Bunjwah , the same is held at this spring Binoon that always remains in worse condition.
Meanwhile Sheikh Bashir , A local resident said that their is scam worth crores surfacing in Block Bunjwah despite the concerned officers failed to reply RTI filed on 21 April 2018.
Adding that a high level inquiry is to be iniated into the amount being drawn
under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, which may be misused by the concerned authorities and had expressed their concern over the deteriorating condition of historical places 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 clean historic and famous water springs and parks at an earliest so as public shall take sigh of relief.