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Held-up water project troubles commuters on busy stretch :  Jalandhar News – Pro Punjab Tv News



Tribune Information Service

Jalandhar, November 20

Regardless of being one of many busiest intersections within the metropolis, the principle highway from Kapurthala Chowk to HMV School has been in a horrible state for greater than 10 months. Nonetheless, the authorities have performed nothing to make the crumbling stretch handy for commuters.

Sufferers, college students, merchants worst-hit

Lots of of automobiles move by the highway every day, and probably the most affected are the sufferers, college students and merchants who’ve their retailers and companies based mostly right here. — Harish Grewal, Shopkeeper

Act in opposition to firm for delay

L&T firm is accountable for the delay within the mission. Officers of the Sensible Metropolis mission should take motion in opposition to it because the mission was being dealt with by them. — Jagdish Raja, Mayor

As per the data out there, the highway was dug up in December final yr to put pipes for a floor water mission below the AMRUT (Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and City Transformation) scheme. Throughout digging, a 50-year-old sewer line was broken because of which work needed to be stopped halfway. It was learnt that the personal firm that was employed for the job failed to search out the route of this outdated sewer line, and quickly crammed the gaps with mud to cease the leakage.

Space councillor Kawaljit Kaur Gullu mentioned, “We’ve got personally taken up the matter with the MC Commissioner and Mayor a variety of occasions prior to now however nothing occurred. The work was being carried out by L&T, a personal firm on behalf of the sewerage board however the MC officers had been supposed to watch the work correctly. It’s solely because of the negligence of MC officers that commuters are left within the lurch, and to this point there is no such thing as a replace as to when the work will begin once more.”

The councillor mentioned that accountability should be mounted and the corporate employed for the work needs to be penalised for executing substandard work and inflicting inordinate delay. Harish Grewal, a shopkeeper within the neighborhood, mentioned a number of accidents have taken place right here. “Shockers of the automobiles get broken and two-wheelers can’t even move by this stretch. The mud, mud and sand in entrance of the highway have made the lifetime of commuters depressing. At occasions, it will get extraordinarily tough for automobiles and even ambulances to achieve and enter the hospital on the highway,” he added.

He mentioned the stretch is among the busiest within the metropolis because it has a number of medical and academic establishments positioned on it. “Lots of of automobiles move by the highway every day, and probably the most affected are the sufferers, college students and merchants who’ve their retailers and companies based mostly right here,” he added.

In the meantime, Mayor Jagdish Raja mentioned, “The poor situation of the highway is inflicting harassment to the folks. L&T firm is accountable for the delay and officers of the Sensible Metropolis mission should take motion in opposition to it because the mission was being dealt with by them,” he mentioned.





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Tribune Information Service

Jalandhar, November 20

Regardless of being one of many busiest intersections within the metropolis, the principle highway from Kapurthala Chowk to HMV School has been in a horrible state for greater than 10 months. Nonetheless, the authorities have performed nothing to make the crumbling stretch handy for commuters.

Sufferers, college students, merchants worst-hit

Lots of of automobiles move by the highway every day, and probably the most affected are the sufferers, college students and merchants who’ve their retailers and companies based mostly right here. — Harish Grewal, Shopkeeper

Act in opposition to firm for delay

L&T firm is accountable for the delay within the mission. Officers of the Sensible Metropolis mission should take motion in opposition to it because the mission was being dealt with by them. — Jagdish Raja, Mayor