Jammu and Kashmir’s Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Saturday said that there was “no denying the fact that the famous Dal lake wasn’t cleaned upto the level it was supposed to but UT administration will hire more machines to ensure proper cleaning of the lake in the weeks ahead”.
Talking to reporters on the sidelines of Swarch Bharat Abhiyan campaign that coincides with the birth anniversary of Mahatama Gandhi, LG Sinha, as per news agency KNO said, “It is true that Dal Lake hasn’t been cleaned the way it was supposed to”.“There are some de-weeding machines functioning in the Lake, but the UT administration will hire more machines to clean the Lake. It has to be a collective responsibility of people to keep the Lake clean. The Lake adds to the beauty of Srinagar and I urge the people of Srinagar to put in a collective effort to save it and to keep it clean,” the LG said.
He said that the administration has launched a 15-day cleanliness drive across the UT including Srinagar under which people would invite others including friends, relatives to keep their areas clean.