JAIPUR: Friday’s heavy showers have subjected the pathetic state of streets throughout the city. The town hasn’t faced such enormous rain and flood-like scenario as 1981.
Walled City resident Manoj Saini stated,”If you travel to any portion of the town you’ll come across huge potholes on the streets. The Jaipur Municipal Corporation (JMC) has filled them with sand in several areas, but that’ll be ruined in only one rain.” Similar scenario has been reported out of Vidyadhar Nagar and individuals have been calling police to find a temporary solution to the matter. Dinesh Kanwat, former councillor of Vidyadhar Nagar stated, he’s been getting telephone calls because Friday associated with the condition of the streets.
“Residents are fearful to ride as streets have become slippery. I’m getting calls everyday. In some places, residents have stuffed the potholes independently to prevent accidents,” explained Kanwat.
Jaipur’s low-lying regions were nearly in a flood-like scenario on Friday. All of the streets of town such as those in Walled City were submerged under water. Hundreds of vehicles were stuck in 6-feet water and several lost their lives.
Over 150 complaints are enrolled in the JMC criticism desk concerning the civic position in town. According to the information offered by the JMC officials, until today 50,000 sand bags are used from the monsoon.
Even Albert Hall Museum was affected negatively because of the rain and because of waterlogging in its own cellar, greater than 18,000 antiquities were damaged.