JK News Today

Jammu, January 09:

PDP-BJP coalition government today once again face awkward position inside the assembly when their own MLA criticized the government for slow pace of work on the construction of all weather tunnels in avalanche prone areas.

PDP MLA from bordering and mountainous Karnah constituency, Raja Manzoor Ahmed Khan today said that there is dire need of tunnels in the mountainous and avalanche prone areas of his constituency for which he had already requested. He added that in his constituency there was a deadly avalanche last week in which a vehicle full of passengers trapped.

MLA Raja Manzoor also raised the issue of construction of bunkers saying that his constituency is also bordering belt and there is LoC in his area, which people require bunkers, so that they can take shelter at the time of cross border firing.

Meanwhile, following his demand of construction of tunnel, Independent MLA from Langate constituency, engineer Abdul Rashid also stood and said that government is doing discrimination with Kupwara district and it is much awaited project of construction of tunnels.

However, at the same time BJP MLA from Nowshera, Ravinder Raina interrupted and told Engineer Rashid that tunnels cannot be construct according to his will, while both the legislators were having heated exchanges.