Early Times Report
Poonch, Feb 7: Although state and union governments are claiming to provide quality roads in entire state but these assertions look baseless and hollow and most of the roads gave deteriorated before guaranteed life of three years.
Sources from Mendhar, Mandi, Poonch, Surankote and other areas have accused the contractors of usuing substandard tarcoal to blacktop the roads, which has been dislodged within one year while government has issued guidelines for three years warranty between department and contractors.
Locals have alleged that Executive Engineer is backing the contractors for vested interests. They have appealed to Governor Satya Pal Malik to investigate the matter through investigation agencies so that, the public property may prevent from corrupt officials.