The bridge that was built by the British is slowly chipping off, and fatal accidents are a regular occurrence there. The villagers along with our Community Correspondent are requesting the Government officials to repair this bridge. They are getting assurance that the repair work will start soon though it...
Our community correspondents operate as citizen journalists in their own community and bring the issues to the larger world through video reports. As a part of this process of transformation, we include government officials to play an important part.
The dam at Kothida, Bharud Pura, Dhar district, Madhya Pradesh took just a year to get a crack. More than 11 surrounding villages are at risk now due to this leakage and residents are asked to vacate the area.
In this video, you can see that the Gram Panchayat office in Barbaspur village of Balod district has been in a dilapidated condition for 10 years, in Chattisgarh.
During the monsoons, few interviewees in this video mentioned that the makeshift bridges break, and they have to either repair the bridge in heavy monsoon or a detour which takes considerable time and resources.
They have been demanding a railway line for passengers for the last 50 years. The Bastar Chambers of Commerce and Industries are also a part of this agitation, together with various local organisations and citizens.
This Bridge can accommodate only pedestrians and two wheelers, it is in such a bad condition that it can’t take the weight of motor cars, or any four wheelers.