Closed for dead birds, Dwarka residents now demand reopening of park
Dwarka: Sector 9 residents are demanding opening of a DDA park located behind Ganpati Apartments in Dwarka. On January 8, the park was closed after finding of some dead birds in the premises. The residents said that the daily users of the park are now confined to their societies and it should be opened.
President of Federation of RWAs in Sector 9 (FORWAS), KS Bhati said, “Seniors are mainly in trouble se they are now confined to their flats and societies. They used to use the leisure period by visiting the park. They are now asking to open it. We are talking to the authority in this regard.”
FORWAS has also written a letter to the area SDM in this regard and requested to open the park as soon as possible.
General secretary of FORWAS, MK Singh said, “Now the park should be opened as there are no dead birds in the park now. This is one of the busiest parks and only one in the locality. We request the authority to do the needful. We have sent a letter to SDM and waiting for any initiative regarding this.”
As shared by Singh, representative of Councillor of the area was also called by FORWAS at the site and the subject was discussed. “ We have asked him to look into the subject and take our side to the concerned authority,” said Singh.
The particular park is under the jurisdiction of DDA. On the subject, Deputy Director of Horticulture, DDA Dwarka, FS Chahar said that the park would be opened again after the order from the Animal Husbandry department.