Yaseen Shabaz Malik
The students and Commuters of Pattan areas suffering immensely due to lack of transport services from past week on Naidkhai to Pattan/Sopore Road.
Mini bus drivers are on strike for seven consecutive days over the diversion of vehicles through interior village road Magraypora-Tengpora-Goushbugh .
Due to shortage of transport busses which are on strike,common public face hardships in travelling distances as acute shortage of passenger vehicles on the said road.
Braving the scorching heat a women carrying sick two year old baby on her lap said “Transport service kept off by the drivers so i prefer to travel by foot to reach nearby hospital as soon as possible for treatment of my sick baby”.
“I traveled two kilometers by foot as i am worried, i don’t know when we will reach the hospital” she added.
Students also had tough time to reach their college’s/Schools and are suffering very badly.
“I travelled seven kilometers by foot to attend my classes at degree college Pattan because none of vehicles were plying through Naidkhai to Pattan” said and exhausted student Nasir ahmad while resting under a Chinar tree.
The Drivers, conductors of mini bus stand Naidkhai were on strike for Seven consecutive days over making the diversion of a road in the narrow interior village road via Magraypora-Tengpora-Goushbugh Pattan.
They are demanding motor vehicles should be only ply on main macadamized road than on interior roads of the villages.
Officials should solve the issue at an earliest so that common public and drivers fraternity didn’t suffer .
Students, Commuters appealed ARTO Sopore and SDM pattan to look into the issue and to resolve public grievance as soon as possible.
There should be no sufferings or least sufferings to the common public, officers should take swift action to ease the life of general public.