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Locals decry sand extraction from Lassipora stream..

Despite orders from deputy commissioner Pulwama against extraction of minerals from river Jhelum, some contractors are allegedly extracting sand from a stream in Lassipora in Pulwama district.
“In terms of an order bearing no DCP/PA/1712403-204011 dated 31-1-2018, DC Pulwama has stopped extraction all sorts of minerals till Proper Mining Plan and Environment Clearance is sought from the respective departments by those who have been allotted the contracts.
They said some contractors are extracting the minerals and alleged that district authorities of the Mining department do not act against them.

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