Mahilpur: Shiv Kumar Bawa: The residents of village Lalwan have been drinking polluted water of a well from last 20 days because the motor of tubewell of Water Supply Department is out of order.
The villagers said that they have been facing this problem since 1 year as the motor works for a few days after repair and then again goes out of order. They said that they have written various e-mails to Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal regarding their problem but received no response from him.
The villagers threatened to initiate an agitation against the Punjab Government and burn the effigies of Cabinet Ministers and MLAs of ruling parties.
The villagers said that they have been drinking water from the polluted wells.
SDO of Water Supply Department, Santokh Singh said that the motor will be repaired in near future. He said that they have asked the village Panchayat of Lalwan to buy a new motor from the funds of panchayat but they did not pay heed to it.