HCC Violation of Norms Cause Death to Animals

Poisonous water threat to environment and ecology: Locals

SRINAGAR: Expressing surprise over alleged inability of state government to take action against the Hindustan Construction Corporation (HCC), inhabitants of Bandipore have demanded immediate action against HCC for the alleged negligence which has resulted in death of hundreds of animals. Locals have threatened of mass migration if authorities fail to take immediate action.

HCC is allegedly violating all norms and has caused threat to the life and property of locals in Bandipore. Negligence  of Corporation constructing Kishan Ganaga project in North Kashmir is drawing out chemical water to springs which resulted in death of large number of fish and a cattle.

“HCC has violated all norms and has created threat to the environment and ecology. It is outing chemical water to springs and rivers that has caused death to various animals and existence of diseases”, alleged locals.

The whole locality is under fear as recently a number of animals died after drinking chemical water in these springs. “My cow died after taking this poisonous water in spring”, alleged Anjum Nisar. He said that locals had approached authorities at various times with apprehensions and grievances but nothing was done on ground despite of assurances from officials.  (KNS) 

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