|Early Times Report|
Udhampur, Nov 13: The resident of village Battal Balian today held protest against industries for polluting area, they also met District Development Com-missioner over the issue.
The protesting residents raised slogans against district administration, they said that the administration had assured at time of acquiring land for developing industries in Battal Balian area.
"About 15 units installed in red category cement and insecticides in the area, resident of surrounding area are affected during pollution is being generated by these industries which causes diseases like asthma, skin, eye diseases", said former Sarpanch Rathian, Puran Chand.
He said that more than forty percent population of the area has been victims of various diseases.
"We request to state government to make it convenient to shift these industries of pesticides and cement anywhere else or close it for safe guard of the residents", he added.