Locals appeal DC B’pora to intervene
Bandipora, Sep 23:Residents of this north Kashmir’s village believe that good road leads to development but the daily commuters are facing with massive ordeal as most of the roads of this village pass through potholes and the department concerned is giving deaf ear to their pleas.
The residents of Onagam Bandipora are up in arms against the district administration for failing to repair the Onagam-Bandipora road subjecting the residents of a dozen villages to extreme hardships due to the dilapidated condition of the road.
The locals said that the 05-kilometer stretch of road from Kaloosa chowk to Onagam bridge is in shambles and dotted with potholes giving trouble to the travelers. The road also leads to famous shrine of Nanga Baji.
Locals said that the distance that can be covered in five minutes is covered in more than half an hour owing to potholes all over the road.
Tahir Mehmood a resident of Onagam said that they are suffering due to the indifferent attitude of the Roads and buildings department towards the village and they are least bothered about their health and hygiene as bumpy roads have become hazardous for them.
Nazir Ahmad a local of the Onagam area of Bandipora said the condition of the road from Kaloosa to Onagam is in deplorable condition and it is painful for us especially patients.
“The road was macadamised before few years and now it has patholes, ditches which irks computer’s including transporters to run on it, nobody is paying any attention towards it and the road is in shambles,” the locals said.
Locals urged authorities to look into the matter and macdamize the road at an earliest.
Residents urge the Deputy Commissioner Bandipora to look into the matter.