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Protests erupt in Kumaon over lack of basic amenities

Distant Dehradun-based administration has been failing the hills of Kumaon for some time, raising the spectre of regionalism.

Tribune News Service
Nainital, September 20

Protests have erupted across Kumaon over the past couple of days against the alleged failure of the administration to do anything with regard to the provision of basic amenities, particularly in the remote hilly terrain.

People have been suffering many hardships as roads continue to be in poor condition and the supply of essentials has been hit at several places. [more]