Nowgam road in shambles, locals stage protest

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Srinagar: Dozens of people today blocked the Natipora- Nowgam road to protest against the government for failing to macadamise the said road.

Dotted with potholes and uneven surface, Nowgam-Natipora road is taking a heavy toll on the commuters. The ugly condition of the road sparked protest and shutdown on Monday while people alleged that work on drainage system was left midway and not completed as a result whole stretch of road from Naikbagh to Nowgam has got damaged.

The protesters staged a protest at Nowgam Naikbagh who demanded early completion of the drainage work and macadamization of the road.

All the shops and business establishments remain shut in Naikbagh, Mehboob Colony, BudShah Nagar and Nowgam. The protesters blocked the vehicular movement on the road for hours. Senior police and civil administration officials rushed to spot and assured them 

 

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