SIALKOT

Scores of people including women and children staged a protest against Pasrur Tehsil Municipal Administration over its failure to rectify the clogged sewerage system, lying choked for several months adding to the miseries of the residents.

Protesting people alleged that the Pasrur TMA has miserably failed in resolving the civic problems including choked sewerage system. They alleged that the officials concerned have turned eye blind to the public miseries.

They said that there is no let up in miseries of the residents of Pasrur city for last several months, due to which people have been forced to come to roads to lodge their protest against the TMA.

Score of people including women and children attended the protest against TMA. They chanted slogans against the TMA officials and blocked traffic on various inter-city roads of the city by burning tyres.

Talking to the media on the occasion, they said that streets and roads of the city including Rehmanpura, Buhadarpura, Tajpura, Hanifpura, Muslim Colony, Taimur Colony, Inayatpura, Umeedpura, Shah Malook Road, Kutchery Road, Kalaaswala Road, Civil Hospital Road and Godown Road lying inundated due to stagnant sewerage water for the past several months.

They said that people, especially children have to suffer great ordeal while passing through the streets and roads inundated with sewerage water.

When contacted the officials concerned, said that the entire sewerage system of the city has been lying choked. They said that clearance of the clogged sewerage system has also been ordered and the TMA sanitary workers are busy in rectifying the sewerage lines on war footing.

Meanwhile, Citizens Welfare Council Pasrur President Muhammad Pervaiz Bajwa has expressed grave concern over the critical situation, urging the Gujranwala Division commissioner to take serious notice of the situation.