Balakote without basic facilities, people suffer


JAMMU : The inhabitants of border areas lying in proximity to the Line of Control in Balakote have appealed the government to fulfill a list of demands for the overall safety and welfare of the people living in the region.

The residents told PTK, that the, people of Dharati, Bharooti, Balakote, and Dheri Dabbsi of Balakote areas are facing a war-like situation as there is a costant exchange of firing in the region. “We have been living under a constant shadow of threat”, the residents said.

Owing to this threatening situation, the locals have demanded for various amenities to be provided to the local residents.

The health care facilities are also a prime concern to the locals as the non-resident medical authorities fail to perform their duties in tense situations. In this regard, the people have asked for the appointment of locals so that the residents are facilitated on time.

The electricity facility is in bad conditions as the system has also got damaged. The people have asked for remittance of monthly rent from the authorities till the proper restoration of the facility.

The people have expressed hope that the demands will be given due consideration as to ensure a safe and secure future for the inhabitants of these areas.