n Chadoora, Nalla Doodh Ganga has been turned into a garbage dumping site Due to which the clean water of the said canal is scarce for drinking.
The locals have expressed their indignation over the lack of seriousness of the administration. They said that people and the shopper’s around it dump garbage in it which turned the Nalla Dudh Ganga into a landfill.
A large portion of garbage coming out of Chadoora and its adjoining areas is being dumped in Doodh Ganga nallah, a major source of drinking water for residential colonies in Srinagar city. Said Owais, a local shopkeeper at Chadoora.
The residents said that despite apprising the officials about the pathetic Nallah condition, they failed to do anything substantial. “The government hasn’t taken any measures to clean the nallah and remove encroachments,” the residents said while expressing anger over the indifference of local administration.
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As the nallah has changed into the dumping site at Chadoora, Irony is that people are being supplied drinking water from the same nallah. The authorities are unmoved at this health crisis in making. Said another local from Wathora.
Meanwhile, the locals urged the district administration Budgam to take immediate action against the culprits so as to save them from adverse effects on the clean water of Nala Doodh Ganga.