Gateway of Gulmarg turns into garbage dumping site; Govt shuts eyes

Aadil Dar
Tangmarg December 19:(KNS) The Duroo village- known as gateway of Gulmarg has been turned into a garbage dumping site.
Local residents are up in arms against the authorities for allowing miscreants to dump solid waste material here.

" Some people are dumping the solid waste material and other garbages illegally on roadside of National Highway," they said. “Why government is shutting eyes towards the open violation of law, Who will be responsible if it causes health problem in the area," locals questioned.

Locals added that in view of expected grand Christmas and new year celebrations at famous Ski resort Gulmarg, adminstration are busy with decoration, renovation of Gulmarg to make it look more attractive and make brighter and full of life.

The local residents added that all the administrative officers and concerned authorities are travelling on the same road for Gulmarg but "unfortunately they are not serious attitude towards this concerned authorities is unmoved."

“We can't describe how foul it smells here. We are worried that an epidemic will spread here if the authorities will continue to shut eyes towards the problem,” said a local resident who has now stopped going to Gulmarg.

Meanwhile, locals have appealed the Governor led administration especially DC Baramulla personally look into the matter so that people can have a sigh of relief, (KNS) 

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