Hoshiarpur: The development claims of the Punjab as well Union Governments get nullify when we come across the least developed areas of Punjab. Such type of villages are situated in hilly area of Hoshiarpur lying in Kandi area. Rehmapur and Takhni villages are one of them.
The team of Social Democratic Party and Bharat Jagao Andolan visited these villages and found that these villages are deprived of every type of development. President of Social Democratic Party and Bharat Jagao Andolan, Jai Gopal Dhiman said that the people residing in the Urban and Sub-Urban areas cannot even imagine in contemporary times that the women of some village have to cover a long distance to carry the water on their heads and meet their daily needs of water. He added that it has been a reality of villages Rehmapur and Takhni.
He further said that these villages are deprived of lanes and proper sanitation system. He also said that the residents of these villages could not even depend on the electricity for their daily works as the electricity supply has been very poor.
Jai Gopal Dhiman also said that there has not been any borewell to take out underground water for drinking purposes. But, the residents of these villages have to depend on the flowing water from hills. He said that most of the residents of these villages have been suffering from various diseases as they consume unhygienic water.
He asked the Punjab as well as Union Government to develop these areas also in order to make their life easier.