Udhampur, September 15: The local public in which ladies and children come with empty buckets and pots of village Chukal, Nowara Panchayat Marothi Tehsil Chenani staged a protest in the road against the PHE department for not supplying the drinking water timely.
The protest was led by Surjeet Dhowan Joint Secretary, All India Students Federation (AISF) J&K, and many other members of said organization.
On the occasion of the protest, Surjeet Dhowan interacts to the media personnel that the peoples of the said area suffering the unavailability of drinking water from decades, some part of the area covered with the pipeline under the department but water is not available and rest part of the area still awaited the new connection of drinking water. He also reveals that the ladies' children bring the drinking water from two or three km away from the locality which is very Herculean.
Dhowan strongly urges the administration and PHE department to redress their genuine demand immediately as soon as possible.
Meanwhile, former State President Mukesh Parihar urges to PHE department Udhampur and Distt Administration Udhampur to readdress the problem of village Chukal at earlier.
Members of AISF who were present Vikram Singh, Jatinder Singh, Asha Devi, Girdhari Lal, Chanchal Singh, Sanjay Singh, Kewal Singh, Shiv Ram, and so many others were present in the protest.