Water scarcity hits Anantnag village Brinty Dialgam


Sameer Kashmiri

ANANTNAG: The residents of Brinty Dialgam village today alleged that they face lot of problems due to acute shortage of water supply from past three years. 

The residents alleged that they held protest many times against the authorities in village for not providing safe drinking water. But the authorities no veil.

Miffed over the callous attitude of the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department, the villagers of Brinty Dialgam threat to administration to hit the streets if there problem will not be solve. 

While talking to Kashmir scenario, Abdul Rehman, resident of Brinty told that we are being deprived of water facility and despite repeated requests neither the concerned department nor the administration bothered to sort our hardships. 

He said that the authorities were laying pipes in village before three year back for Brinty village but they did not complete their work still now and we do not understand why the authorities did not complete their work. The work is pending from three year and people suffer a lot of problem of water he added. 

We are forced to cover a distance of almost a kilometre to fetch drinking water from tube wells,” another villager, Abdul Gani said. “Sometimes we use water from the ponds which puts our health at great risk. The most affected areas are Vanpora, Badhdraman, Checki brinty, Badhangan and other areas. 

Our village is just two km’s away from famous water spring Achabal, which supplies water to about 60 villages but due to unknown reasons we have been left without potable water,” they said and demanded immediate restoration of the potable water supply to the area. Gani said 

Meanwhile when contacted to the junior Enginear PHE Fayaz Ahmad said that we already get complaints from the area that there is water scarcity from last three years and immediately we started a new water supply scheme for the said area and were lying new pies. the work is going on in the area and we trying best and hope that the work will be complete soon. 

However we contacted to the PHE exen Anantnag Bashir Ahmad Shah but his phone was out of reach. (KNB)