Saying that state government failed to provide people with the basic amenities and infrastructure required for catering to their daily problems and woes like electricity and supply of drinking water, former Minister and senior Congress leader Monday said it was unfortunate that people were being subjected to load shedding of electricity for long hours .Addressing the party workers at Narwal Bye pass in Gandhi Nagar constituency today he said the government has even failed to provide people with the basic amenities and infrastructure required for catering to their daily problems and woes.
Bhalla slammed Govt for snubbing yet again people of Jammu province with a proposed move to close completely the civil secretariat in Jammu for full six months – a move that would further add to the woes and difficulties of the already suffering people of Jammu region. He said that such a move will force aggrieved people from Jammu region to go to Srinagar to get their work done. Pointing towards power crises in Jammu region he said that when temperature is hovering over 45 to 47 degree Celsius, unscheduled power cuts has become a routine affair which adding miseries to the people. While expressing his grave concern over mounting problems of the common masses, he said that due to its mis-governance this regime has lost its credibility. He took the coalition government to task for its failure to provide even ration to the people in the urban what to say of rural and remote belts.
Taking serious note of power crisis at a time when the heat wave is increasing day-by-day, Bhalla sought immediate intervention of Chief Minister to avert the crisis and provide relief to the people of the Jammu region by taking desired steps to deal with power crisis especially in rural areas.