Residents stage protest against shortage of water in Kishtwar

After facing continued drinking water shortage, residents of Kulid and Bassar of Kishtwar staged protest against the Public Health Engineering (PHE) Department. They demanded regular and timely water supply.

The protesters had blocked Kishtwar to Paddar road and raised slogans against PHE department for irregular water supply. They alleged that many times dirty water was supplied to them.

“We have not taken bath for last so many days and are bound to wear dirty clothes, as there is no water in our houses even to wash a handkerchief”, the protesting people alleged.

They demanded action against the concerned officials for not restoring water supply in the area.

“Even after our repeated requests the concerned officials did nothing for restoration of water supply in the area” residents alleged.

They demanded the Government to take proper measures to solve water shortage problem in Kishtwar.