Lakhs of people in Shopian, Pulwama, Budgam to get benefited: Zaffar Manhas

JK News Today

Srinagar, September 22:

Apni Party vice president Zaffar Iqbal Manhas on Tuesday extended gratitude to the J&K government for clearing technical hiccups which were impeding the development of Chanchmarag-Shadab Shopian to Dubjen road connecting Mughal road that will benefit lakhs of people in the area.

In a statement issued here, Manhas expressed his deep appreciation for Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha and the chief secretary of J&K B. V. R. Subrahmanyam for their personal intervention in clearance of this long pending road connectivity project.

“I congratulate Lt. Governor and the chief secretary for taking keen interest in clearance of this the long pending road project, the completion of which shall benefit more than two lakh people of upper reaches of Shopian, Pulwama and Budgam districts,” Manhas observed.

Apni Party Vice president observed that the said road will also work as an alternate bypass to Shopian town. “I have been personally running from pillar to post for the last ten years for this project. But thanks to the present dispensation, this project of immense importance has finally materialized,” he remarked.

Manhas said that the efficient road connectivity contributes not only in terms of reduction in travel time but also paves way for rapid socio-economic development of the people. “The clearance of this significant road project reflects the J&K government’s priority for this important sector which will surely increment the standard of living of the people in the area,” he added.