Monsoon has added woes in the life of the people living near rivers

  • | Tuesday | 4th August, 2020

After a temporary pushta road connecting the Meherkot village in Sahaspur area to other areas got washed away, residents resorted to using an out-of-use drain to drive two wheelers.

Adding to the woes caused by the Covid-19 pandemic to the people of Dehradun, Incessant monsoon rains have made life more difficult for the residents settled along the city’s two main rivers Rispana and Bindal.

At the bastis around Rispana river in Mothrowala, unstable structures and pollution are recurring problems, which get worse in the monsoon. It is a similar problem for settlements near Bindal as well.

After a temporary pushta road connecting the Meherkot village in Sahaspur area to other areas got washed away, residents resorted to using an out-of-use drain to drive two-wheelers.

Doon district administration officials had visited the village two years ago and asked the department concerned to initiate work on a road, to make the commute easier for residents. However, the construction is yet to start.



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