BARAMULLA 7 July: Masjid and Guruduwara Committees of Khadinayar and its adjacent areas have appealed the local administration to close down the Eco-Park at Khadiyanar forever as they claim it has become a hub of immoral activities and a safe haven for drunkards and drug addicts.
Situation took an ugly at Khadinayar when few drunkards tried to molest women folk of the village. According to locals, few vagabonds who were present in the eco park entered the Khadinayar village and abused women folk which irked the residents.
Pertinently eco park was established in 2004 for recreational purposes by authorities for the residents of Baramulla.
However locals allege that this park has become hub of immoral activities and a safe heaven for criminals. Masjid Committees of Khadinayar, Guruduwara Committee Khadinayar and religious groups of the area has appealed the administration to take harsh steps against the criminals and close down the park immediately so that the women folk of the area will feel safe.