Early Times Report
Jammu, Oct 13: Ashok Kumar Ex-MLA and Spokesman JKPCC has urged to the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Satya Pal Malik that Jammu and Srinagar National Highway NH-44 between (Nashri and Ramban at mahar) should be restored immediately which is severely damaged and blocked several times by the negligence of concerned construction companies as it is causing frequent disruption to the peripheral people.
Ashok further said that patients, students, security forces conveys, commuters and public transport passengers are badly suffering due to unplanned road cutting and mismanagement by Gammon Engineers and Contractor Private Limited, CPP company and other concerned authorities from Nashri to Ramban stretch.
He further said the local company contractors who have taken this project from Gammon has not even made any arrangements for the public safety under pollution control board. The peripheral people belonging to Dhalwas, Peerha, Chanderkote, Karol, Ramban, Maitra , Seri, Digdole, Marog and Neera are suffering badly due to heavy dust forged by unsafe cuttings and Traffic bulk on un-metallic roads.
The companies have severely disturbed the ecological setting of the landscape by dumping boulders and debris in the Chenab River at Mahar in Ramban. Ashok further claimed :"It is totally violation of the rules and norms fixed by the National Green Tribunals and other concerned institutions.