Sopore, July 02: The residents of Neharpora and Ibrahim colony of Arampora sopore on Thursday took to streets against the jal shakti department for failing to provide adequate water supply to them.
Scores of residents including women blocked the road outside jal shakti department at iqbal market sopore and shouting slogans against jal shakti department were demanding immediate restoration of water supply to their areas.
The protesters said they are facing immense hardships due to acute shortage of water supply from the last Four months. They alleged that officials in the department have failed to provide water supply to them in these summer days.
Meanwhile, police has reached the spot and assured protesters that their demands Will be taken up with the concerned authorities. The assurances by the police made the protesters to disperse peacefully.
Meanwhile officials in jal shakti department sopore told that the old water pipelines have resulted in the issues that have come up. The supply lines are not in a position to bear additional pressure of by water as a result many areas are facing hardships. However he assured that the demands of residents will be fulfilled soon.