No Metro link, Gr Noida Westhomebuyers hit the streets

  • | Monday | 27th November, 2023

Noida: Homebuyers of Greater Noida West held a protest march at the Ek Murti roundabout on Sunday, demanding metro connectivity.The protesters said lakhs of flats have been sold in the area on the promise of a metro corridor, which has not been delivered for a decade now.The protest follows the PMOs rejection of the detailed project report (DPR), along with the proposed skywalk linking DMRCs Sector 51 metro station with Noida NMRCs Sector 52 metro station.A fresh DPR will be made now.The recent rejection of the DPR over an interchange shift by the Centre, despite years of careful planning and preparation, has undoubtedly left residents of Greater Noida West disheartened. This decision will definitely lead to further delay till the new DPR is prepared, said Dinkar Pandey, a resident of Ajnara Homes in Sector 16B.The protest was held under the banner of the New Era Flat Owners Association and the Noida Estate Flat Owners Main Association. Residents now plan to hold a protest at Jantar Mantar on December 10 and meet Hardeep Puri, the Union minister of housing and urban affairs.We also published the following articles recentlyResidents of Greater Noida West demand metro connectivity amidst PMOs rejection of skywalk proposalThe proposed skywalk connecting DMRCs Blue Line metro station sector 51 with NMRCs Aqua Line station 52 has been rejected by the PMO. The rejection was due to the interchange being planned by NMRC at Blue Lines Sector 61 metro station on the proposed Greater Noida West corridor. The hub of affordable housing in Greater Noida West is in dire need of a public transport facility. Currently, the daily ridership of Aqua Line is 55,000.Safai workers strike: Residents take up brooms, others meet Greater Noida CEOResidents in Greater Noida clean their surroundings due to a sanitation workers strike that has been ongoing for 15 days. The strike was initiated by more than 50 contract workers demanding increased salaries and bonuses. The Authority hired private workers to collect garbage, but the services have been inconsistent. Residents are troubled as garbage has not been picked up, leading to the accumulation of filth and the creation of mini dumpsites in the area.Guard hit and dragged by SUV in Greater Noida, diesA guard at a housing society, who worked at Sun Twilight in Delta 1, was killed when an SUV crashed into him. The collision sent him flying into the air before he landed on the SUVs windshield. The driver continued for some distance before the guard fell off the car. The SUV sped away without stopping to help. The vehicle has been impounded and the driver has applied for bail.

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