Alleges them of dumping waste near Rivers
SRINAGAR MARCH 22: PDP senior leader Eng Nazir Ahmad Yatoo has alleged that Waterbodies across Kashmir are being converted into Garbage dumps by Department of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and the outbreak of COVID 19 viral infection must be an eye opener for them. He said that celebrating World Water Day especially in Jammu Kashmir at this juncture is only a mockery.
IF unhygienic and impure water is supplied to people continued or solid and liquid wastes isn’t treated scientifically, there will be another viral or bacteria epidemic engulf in Kashmir,which will involve whole jk
Yatoo alleged that Municipal Committee of Chadoora is hardly bothered to protect Doodh Ganga from pollution as tons of solid and liquid waste is dumped in this water-body under their noose and then same polluted water is lifted downstream at Kralpora and supplied to 8 lakh people of Rawalpora , Hyderpora , Peerbagh , Jawahar Nagar , Batmaloo, Rambagh , Solina , Natipora and Chanapora areas. ” How can bleaching or chlorination make this water clean” ? Ytaoo questioned
” In Budgam town and Magam also garbage is dumped by local Municipalities in Mamath river and Ferzopora nallah respectively and inspite of knowing how serious is this in view of COVID 19 crises nobody is taking action against these authorities. Director Local Bodies Kashmir must be taken to task by Chief Secretary