Stray Dog Menace Hits Activity at SKUAST-K

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SRINAGAR: Packs of stray dogs roaming the campus of of SKUAST-Kashmir at Shalimar is hampering the movement of students and staff alike in the varsity.

Dogs start barking in chorus through the day and night disturbing the inmates and nearby residents alike, said Nisar Ahmad Dar Public Relations Officer and  Incharge Guest House, Security & Sanitation of the university.

"The number of stray dogs in the University has risen alarmingly. The rise in their number has led to various other problems such as food and shelter besides threat for the employees, students and visitors especially during late hours", he said.

The steep rise in the number of dogs has created a reign of terror among the students and employees of the university. Every morning we have to see a lot of scattered garbage and dirt in and around the campus, said Mushtaq Ahmad Ganaie who visits the university frequently.

Demanding urgent attention of the Srinagar Municipal authorities,  Nisar Ahmad said the university officials would heave a sigh of relief if they ever get rid of the canine menace.

The packs of dogs often get involved in fierce fights which pose serious threats to the safety of residents staying in the main campus, especially their children playing in the parks. Two girl students of this University have been bitten by these dogs during the past one week alone, he said.

"The matter was brought to the notice of concerned municipal authorities, but without any sort of action or remedial measures the menace of stray dogs will not go", he said.

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