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MC Pulwama dumps garbage at circular road; locals, passerby suffer

Jahangeer Ganaie

Pulwama, Apr 10 (KNO): The municipal committee Pulwama is dumping garbage along the circular road near Women Government Degree College making local residents as well as the passerby to suffer.

Locals said that the on regular basis, the garbage is dumped near the college due to which local residents, college-going students and others are facing a lot of inconvenience.

They added that all garbage from the whole town are dumped on the road which is very close to residential area thereby playing with the lives of local people.

“The dumping site poses serious health amid the covid-19 pandemic,” Mir Zahoor, a local resident said.

Zahoor said that the foul smell from the dumping site is also causing problems for the local shopkeepers.

“Despite having space available at many places authorities have choosen this main point to dump the garbage thereby creating problems for the inhabitants,” locals said.

Locals requested concerned authorities to look into the matter and stop dumping wastage at this site.

Meanwhile, executive officer Municipal Committee Pulwama Mohammed Iqbal Bhat acknowledging the problems said that they are looking for alternative locations to dump the garbage—(KNO)

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