Anantnag, January 6: J&K peoples Movement has demanded construction of a bridge over the river connecting Shailpora with Uttresoo Nijigund.
In a press statement issued here, JKPM Vice President Solicitor Syed Iqbal Tahir said that the Shalipora area of Utressoo- Nijigund consist of 600 households and a population of 2000 people.
“The area is connected to Uttresoo -Nijigund through a small temporary bridge made of tree logs. On various occasions, people especially kids have slipped and fallen into the river. During rainy days and winter months, the chances of slipping are high. It has been a long pending demand of the people of the area that a proper motorable bridge be constructed. We urge the district administration to look into this demand at the earliest”, Iqbal Tahir said in his statement.