Old Town Baramulla observes shutdown, Govt fails to reconstruct bridge damaged in 2014 floods

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By Peerzada Waseem

Baramulla: Old Town Baramulla is observing a shutdown against government on Tuesday for failing to construct the SRTC Bridge in the area.
President Old Town Baramulla traders union Mr Ab. Hamid Gojery said the bridge was damaged in 2014 floods.
“Although the district administration had promised to work on the bridge on priority basis but it has not been completed yet in last five years,” Gojery said.

He said that the SRTC Bridge is among the main and historical bridges of Baramulla which connects old town with civil lines and Baramulla market. “Government failed to reconstruct the bridge.”
Welfare Committee Iqbal market Old Town Baramulla also has backed the shutdown by the business establishements in the area.


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