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SRINAGAR: The residents of Batwara Srinagar today stage a protest demonstration at Batwara chowk in Srinagar against the water scarcity being faced by them.  Protesters residents including men women, and children were raising slogans against the PHE Department. They demand immediate attention of PHE, Irrigation official to provide them adequate drinking water. Protesters warned to intensify agitation in case the problem was not solved.
The residents said that the area lack potable water which causes poor hygiene besides many other problems. They appealed the concerned authorities to look into the matter. “We are forced to stage a protest and will continue to do if the concerned authorities fail to restore drinking water supply to the area soon,” said a protestor. The locals that despite they brought grievance under the notice of  concerned authorities, but nothing was done to restore the water supply.  The inhabitants appealed chief engineer PHE to look into the matter and direct the concerned officials to take necessary measures for restoring water supply.