Sangam-Pulwama road in dilapidated condition

Sangam-Pulwama road
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PULWAMA — A vital Sangam-Pulwama road in Pulwama district is lying in a dilapidated condition, causing inconvenience to people.

Locals from different areas of southern Kashmir told the news agency KNO that the Sangam-Pulwama road is one of the most important roads connecting hundreds of villages with Pulwama town, the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway and other areas.

Locals from Naina area said that the road was fully macadamised almost five years ago and since then only patches have been made. They said that the road is now full of potholes and requires the immediate attention of authorities.

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Sameer Ahmad, a resident of Litter area, said the road developed cracks at several spots and is currently lying in a dilapidated condition. He said that the road has vital importance and is connecting dozens of villages of many districts with each other but it needs immediate attention of higher ups.

Hilal Ahmad, another local, said that authorities have been macadamizing some patches every year but it needs to be macadamized fully as the condition is very bad now.

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Locals said that this road is very important as it connects SIDCO Lassipora with the national highway at Sangam and as it is connecting SIDCO, it has a very heavy rush and this road must be given priority.

They added that the issue was brought to the notice of concerned authorities several times to no avail. They sought the attention of LG Manoj Sinha, DC Pulwama and other officials in this regard.

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