Choked Drain, Suffering Residents

Veteran social activist and Community Correspondent Vrinda Aazad brings us another video from Jairam Nagar village in Bilaspur district, Chhattisgarh exposing the neglect of the authorities of the area.

Two years ago, the residents living along C.C Road in Jairam Nagar were elated that they were going to get a proper drain for the sewage that left their homes. Now however, the mood has turned as the stench from the open drain fills the air making passers by gag.

Ever since it was constructed, the drain has never been cleaned. Despite being told about the situation the village headman and council have done nothing.

Kranti Vastrakar a resident of Ward No. 4 fears for the safety of her children and other residents of the neighbourhood:

“They play there and can fall into the drain. The drain is clogged with garbage… There is also the danger of an epidemic spreading because of the drain.” 

Call to Action: Please call the headman of Jairam Nagar Village on 09303050550 and ask him to get the drain cleaned immediately.

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