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Patients suffer, several link roads block
Abid Hussain Wani
Doda, February 03: In winter season of Jammu & Kashmir, heavy snowfall lashed the erstwhile Doda district of Chanab Valley including Doda town, Marmat, Dessa, Bhaderwah, Bharth, Gandoh and others parts of chenab valley.
In one side Tourist’s and people of Jammu and Kashmir enjoying the snowfall but on otherside the residents belongs to hilly areas snowfall hits the normal life out of gear as it hampered the vehicular movement, disrupted power supply especially patients who are suffering alot and telecommunication in most the areas like Marmat, Dhar cut off from a month. Due to heavy snow fall many links roads of Doda district block since a month due to which high attitude area residents have to reach District Hospital Doda/Doctor clinic by foot in emergency cases (especially pregnancy). Water pipes was damaged in many areas as Puranvat village in Doda area also suffering water crises since 10 days.
Residents of Manjmi, Dharosh, Shankli, Dessa, Marmat and other are suffering numerous problems as due to lack of interest no snow clearance on roads in these areas due to which roads were disrupted.
However, the blanket of snow made the roads slippery in low range areas