Jammu, June 30 -- Editor in Chief Early Times, Munish Gupta, has expressed dismay over the clogged drains at Dharam Lane, Preet Nagar in Gandhi Nagar area.

"It's unfortunate that residents of Dharam Lane area have been left in lurch and their repeated pleas to get their genuine problems addressed have fallen flat," said, Munish, who would be contesting the forthcoming assembly elections as an independent candidate from Gandhi Nagar constituency.

Munish said, "People are facing immense problems in the peak summer season. Helmsmen should realize that sanitation is important during summer season and this issue cannot be ignored."

He said, "Councilors, who were elected, for addressing the basic issues confronting the people have also failed ...