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70 yrs on, villagers deprived of metalled roads, street lights

Sandeep Rana

Press Reporter News Service

Chandigarh, Could 2

It was in 1951 that villagers have been allotted land in Jhungiya Bela, Kaimbwala, paving the best way for turning their space into Sector 23. Seventy years down the road, they’re disadvantaged of primary facilities like metalled street, sewerage and avenue lights.

Jhungiya Bela is probably the one space within the UT bereft of those primary amenities. Even after Kaimbwala village was merged into the Municipal Company greater than two years in the past, not a factor has moved there by way of growth.

“We had our village on the place the place Sector 23 exists in the present day. We got land in Jhungiyan Bela in 1951 in order that the Sector could possibly be developed there. We later constructed homes right here. There’s a kuchha street, which results in our ‘abadi’. Are you able to think about, our space can be part of the UT?” commented Ram Karan, a resident.

“We’ve got met the officers within the UT Administration a number of occasions however nothing has been completed. We’re solely given assurances. They refer the matter to 1 or the opposite division. After a lot persistence, a mast gentle was put in, but it surely illuminates solely aspect of the street. Different aspect stays darkish,” he added. Residents right here stated the authorities gave us land, however no facility. Throughout summer season, the strain of water provide can be very low. Round 10 households are residing on this space at current.

Kuldeep Singh, a resident of Kaimbwala, lamented, “It’s a sorry state of affairs in Jhungiyan. Whether or not it was underneath the Administration or now the MC, the residents’ fortune didn’t change. In different components of Kaimbwala, there’s a dire want of alternative of the outdated sewerage system. We’ve got to bear with stinking scent day by day, because it will get blocked.”

Balwant Singh of Kaimbwala added, “A number of residents right here have fallen sick as a result of mixing of sewage in consuming water. As of late even OPDs are shut. The place would we go? We’ve got taken bottles full of soiled water to the UT and MC officers as a proof, however to no avail.”


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