Bandipora Villagers demanding water supply get teargas shells

Srinagar: Police today resorted teargas shelling after villagers of pazalpora village of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district blocked road against water scarcity.

Villagers of Pazalpora told PTK over phone that said they are without water supply from past several days.

Locals of Pazalpora Bandipora said that they have never seen Local MLA after elections and accused him of betrayal, alleged that Our MLA has been ignored whole constituency.

The locals of Pazalpora said Local MLA came here for prior of elections and we voted for him keeping in view his promises but now we regret as no step for our welfare has been taken.

A Student of Kashmir University while talking with PTK said that Concerned MLA didn’t pay attention towards its constituency as far as development is concerned.

Eyewitness said that as the protesters continued to block the road, police reached on the spot and tried to pacify the Protesters. “However, the protesters continued their protest and did not listen to police. The police after failing to pacify the protesters resorted to baton charge and lobbed teargas shelling,” the eyewitnesses told.

Meanwhile, A PHE official while talking with PTK said that the water supply to the village would be restored within days. (PTK)



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