STATE TIMES NEWS
Sunderbani: Former MLC and chief spokesperson J K Congress Ravinder Sharma has said that remote and border villages like Dharoon and kalai Daboora of Sunderbani-Nowshera are most neglected during the present regime and the developmental works a started during previous Congress -NC government have remained uncompleted to the sufferings of people.
Sharma during his two days tour of the extreme border and remote areas of the Nowshera-Sunderbani constituency noticed that the basic needs of power, school and road connectivity to the Lalai Daboora village in Block Seri has been ignored by the BJP PDP government and the present UT administration.
The village is on extreme Loc facing POJk village -Neile, hardly two furlong distance and the brave Indian citizens regularly face the mischiefs and misadventures of hostile Pakistan , undeterred but have a genuine grouse that they are neglected by their own government in the matter of providing them minimum developmental facilities like bunkers to all, proper road , electricity and school building.
The bunkers were sanctioned to influential people far away from the LoC and while they were deprived of a proper road connectivity, school building and power transformer and only those facilities provided by previous Congress representatives exist there, which is a cause of great resentment against the ruling BJP and the administration.
Sharma also regretted that the water supply scheme for Dharoon, Ganeera, patrara which are remote and backward villages in Sunderbani are abandoned and the machinery worth crores and infrastructure lying unused and defunct for years post 2014. He said that he had taken initiative to provide a health sub centre and water supply scheme at Ganeera and another filtration plant supply to this under developed belt but still after over six years those schemes are either incomplete or in shambles..
A reservoir alongwith pumping machinery as well a transformer worth crores are lying unused and abandoned for years, getting rust and dust, besides several other technicall bunglings in the water supply schemes in this needs a thorough probe by the higher authorities The large number of local population complained about the indifferent attitude of the authorities towards their basic needs and highlighted their grievances.
The senior Congress leader has urged the government and the concerned authorities to immediately take urgent steps to redress the genuine grievance of these areas on priority.
Sharma was accompanied by several prominent personalities of these areas including Chaudhary Romesh, Pritam Sharma principal Retd, Yog Raj , Dogar nath ,, Vijay Kumar Manohar Lal, Madan Lal, Hassan Mohammad, Shabir Ahmad and several others.