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Four villages in Tral demand bridge connectivity

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By Basharat Rashid
TRAL :  Four villages in Tral are accusing authorities of lackadaisical approach in not providing them bridge connectivity and are forces to cross wooden planks over gushing stream.
The residents of Lam-Gutengoo, Bangdar, Pinglish and Shaldraman areas of this sub division have said that in absence of bridge, locals “constantly face inconveniences”
“We are wholly and solely dependent on this temporary bridge. when it collapses, we face huge inconveniences as we are not able to move towards another places,” Fazil Ud Din Gojjar said.
The residents of Pinglish and Shaldraman villages demand a bridge connectivity through “Watal ara” to get connected with Tral town especially SD hospital in minutes.
The Shaldraman residents have said that concrete bridge was collapsed in the area in 2014 floods which is yet to be reconstructed due to “unknown reasons”
Assistant Executive Engineer, Roads and Bulidings department, Tral, Zahoor Ahmad Shah, told INS that that department has already made a tender of Lam-Gutengoo bridge.
“We will look into the issued raised by people of these areas,” he said.

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