Bandipora, Feb 05: Former legislator Nizamuddin Bhat has expressed deep concern over administration’s failure to address issues of public importance in various rural belts of Bandipore.
Bhat in a statement said that administration has miserably failed to address issues of public importance as people are facing serious difficulties because of erratic power supply, lack of drinking water facilities and road connectivity.
He said that residents of rural belts of Bandipore are suffering immensely for want of basic amenities like drinking water, power supply, road connectivity and poor healthcare facilities.
He said that during his extensive tour to various rural belts including Pazalpora, Mantrigam, Chek, Arin, Kralpora, Peer Buthu, Ketsen, Malangam and Aloosa, he took stock of developmental scenario.
He said that people of these areas are hit hard due to lack of basic amenities. “People of these areas are suffering immensely particularly the residents of Pazalpora and its adjoining villages. They were on protest today demanding proper power supply and drinking water facilities. They have genuine demands and should be heard immediately, ” he said.
Bhat said people of these areas are loosing patience and are forced to hit streets because of perpetual suffering and are outraged. “The problems of drinking water, electricity and road connectivity have compounded in these areas and it needs quick attention and subsequently be redressed.”
He said that residents of Pazalpora and adjoining areas have genuine demands about basic amenities and problems related to HCC and NHPC.
He appealed deputy commissioner Bandipora that their demands be heard and redressed immediately so that their sufferings are mitigated.
Bhat said the administration should be geared up for redressal without delay and power supply and drinking water facilities should be made available to consumers without any fail, to prevent a simmering agitation.