SIALKOT - 

A protest was held as poor sanitation condition in almost all the residential and commercial areas of Pasrur city speaks volumes about the performance of the Tehsil Municipal Administration.

The TMA has failed to resolve the civic problems including the burning issue of choked sewerage system. Almost all the residential and commercial areas have been inundated with sewerage due to which the life has become very hard.

Pasrur city falls in the electoral constituency of Zahid Hamid, the federal minister for law and climate change, and MPA Ch Munawar Ali Gill. The perturbed people alleged that the TMA has miserably failed in resolving the civic problems. They said that the officials have turned a blind eye to the issue, adding that the critical situation has been adding to their miseries. The people have become forced to come on the roads to lodge their strong protest against the Pasrur TMA in this regard.

A score of the people including women and children staged a protest demonstration against Pasrur Tehsil Municipal Administration. The people chanted slogans against Pasrur TMA officials and blocked traffic on various inter-city roads in Pasrur by burning tyres on the roads.

They told newsmen that all the streets and roads in Pasrur city including congested Rehmanpura, Buhadarpura, Tajpura, Hanifpura, Muslim Colony, Taimur Colony, Inayatpura, Umeedpura, Shah Malook Road, Kutchery Road, Kalaaswala Road, Kutchery Road, Civil Hospital Road and Godown Road were lying inundated with sewerage.  The people especially the women said that the sewerage system had been clogged for the last several months and TMA still remained unable to heal the situation.

When contacted, the TMA officials admitted that the sewerage system has been lying choked. They said that the early cleanliness and clearance of the system has also been ordered and TMA sanitary workers were busy rectifying it on emergency grounds.

Citizens Welfare Council President Pervaiz Bajwa, local social, religious, business, educational and political circles have expressed grave concern over the critical situation.