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PDP flays Govt for Dull action on Dal Lake
Expresses shock over bridge collapse, solidarity with injured
KT NEWS SERVICE
SRINAGAR, Aug 11: Flaying government for ignoring the long pending public demand for repair of the old bridge in Saidakadal area, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed shock over collapse of bridge on the Dal Lake and expressed solidarity with the families of injured protesters.

In a statement issued today, a spokesperson of the party has said instead of providing basic amenities to the people, the present government believes in police action as the only solution to address the public grievances.

The spokesperson expressed concern over the failure of government on the Dal Lake preservation and rehabilitation plan for its dwellers. He said the alternate sites for rehabilitation of Dal dwellers were not arranged and identified by the government thus rendering the whole conservation plan meaningless.

“The Dal development project which was got sanctioned at a cost of about Rs 300 crores is showing no impact because of faulty implementation. Except for spending money in dubious ways there is no visible improvement in the condition of Dal Lake which is the primary tourist asset of the city. Rehabilitation of Dal dwellers has completely been stalled,” the spokesman said.

He added that it was only after 2003 that a substantial amount was got sanctioned from the government of India for preservation of Dal Lake. However, the spokesperson remarked that unfortunately the Lake has become goldmine for the government which is spending money but in dubious ways.

“If the government would have spend money on the actual plan, there were chances of getting more funds from the government of India but the complaints of all nature pour in on regular basis. Be it encroachment, raising of illegal structures or blatant violation of master plan—most o the areas of this Lake have reached to a point of no return and where nothing can be done to save this prestigious lake,” the spokesperson observed.

The spokesperson said that though there is no dearth of funds but the condition of Dal Lake has only worsened during the lats few years. “Rehabilitation process has not succeeded. There is a lack of commitment from the government. Government can’t make people wait for so long as they are living in a bad condition which has led to further construction in and around this Lake,” the spokesperson observed.


News Updated at : Sunday, August 12, 2012
 
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