Prihar allege GREF apathy; seeks CM’s intervention

The tall claims of the GREF regarding improvement of Doda Bhaderwah road network fall flat in as road in shambles and the commuters and drivers of vehicles who frequently travel on this road , which are bumpy and dotted with huge potholes, have started to develop health related problems,these words are said by BJP senior leader Dawinder Singh Parihar who is elder brother of MLA Bhaderwah Daleep Singh Parihar in a press statement issued here today .BJP leader from Bhaderwah constituency Dawinder Singh Parihar told that they were hopeful that last year GREF will improve the condition of Doda Bhaderwah road . “However, nothing substantial has been done so far in this regard.”He demanded immediate handover of Doda Bhaderwah road to some private agency on the pattern of Udhampur Jammu road .He alleged that people problems have been aggravated in whole Bhaderwah constituency as the transporters are mulling to stop the bus, Sumo and auto-rickshaw services on various roads which are dotted with potholes. “After incessant rains, these potholes remain filled with water for long time causing immense hardships to the pedestrians and also to the drivers,” Parihar said.He also sought intervention of MLA Bhaderwah Daleep Singh Parihar in opening up of all major roads in constituency which are closed from last many months due to landslides and shooting stones .The inordinate delay by the GREF authorities in repairing the 30 -kilometer long Doda Bhaderwah road has put thousands of residents of the Bhaderwah constituency to hardships ,Parihar alleged and accused the BEACON / GREF authorities of turning blind eye towards the dilapidated road condition. “The BEACON has completely failed to maintain the road,” he alleged. The inner roads approaching Bhaderwah constituency are maintained by the PMGSY . “Nobody knows what happened to the funds allotted for maintenance and repair of inner roads in the constituency ,” he alleged. “Lack of accountability on part of departments including PMGSY is main cause for deteriorating condition of the roads.”

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