Social activist khalid Rasool pointing out the cracks at different places on recently ( 25 Days Back ) black toped Bhaderwah-Chamba (HP) interstate road at Thannala, alleged that the road constructing company' MGCPL' are using substandard material on the road. He demanded inquiry by State Vigilance Organization (SVO) in order to book the officials of R&B supervising the ongoing constructing work of the Interstate road Bhaderwah-Chamba 213 km from Jammu in Jammu and Kashmir.
Meanwhile the local contractor alleged that the in charge Project Manager of the company, Mr. Ragbir Sing is responsible for all this because he is getting 10 percent commission from the local contractors for allotting work on sublet base to locals. As per rule the company has to complete whole 50km road of its own but they distribute work to local contractors in sublets.
One of the R&B official in a state of anonymity told that they time to time informed the higher ups about the ongoing irregularities on the under construction BC road but always their complaints got into dustbin and instead of any action against the Company they always get threats of transfers as one time some officials met with same fate.
Highly placed source with in the MGCPL company told that the muck and slate stone have been used in Soling and metling of the road in place of blue stone of Nalla and due to use of substander material the makdum has cracked at several places and the officials are now hiding the cracks by blacktop paches .
Villagers of thannala alleged that the matter was bring earlier into the notice of the concerned officials but all in vain.They further alleged that after officials local media was also informed to highlight growing naxus but nothing was reported in the news, might compnay have greaced their plams.
Khalid alleged that top politicians of Bhaderwah have direct share with the company and i.e why no one is bothering about this important and economic interstate Bhaderwah-Chamba road.He applead government to look into the matter and demanded action against the erring officials.