Residents of Ward No. 78 up in arms against drain silt lying unattended
| Tuesday | 16th July, 2019
78 of New Rattan Nagar here are up in arms against the Jalandhar Municipal Corporation as the main road leading to their locality is covered by silt of sewer drains and garbage.
Angry residents, including women, held a protest against the local civic body and raised slogans against the MCJ and the area councillor.
“The sewer silt lying on the roadside has now got mixed with the rainwater accumulated on the streets and the dirty water has entered houses of residents, thus causing a lot of inconvenience to us,” said Parsad.
The residents said besides sewer silts even the heaps of solid garbage was lying unattended and there were no proper roads in the locality.
78, said the work to lift the silt had already been started and would be finished in a day or two.
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