Dwarka: The trees are getting damaged due to concretisation around its root in Dwarka. The issue was again raised after an incident which happened in Sector 6, where a tree fell due to concretisation. But within days, the issue was tackled where the tree was set upright with one JCB and two cranes.
Later, the residents raised their voices against more such trees in Dwarka that will get destroyed or will fall if concrete tiles are not removed immediately. For this, an online petition was moved by Dwarka residents which have been signed by 2,500 people till now, CitySpidey has been continuously writing about this matter.
Anil Kumar Parashar, Joint Secretary of Dwarka Forum and Head of Mission Clean and Green Dwarka said, “A couple of weeks back, the online petition regarding concrete trees was sent to the Chief Minister of Delhi and other authorities. The matter was forwarded to Environment Minister Gopal Rai. He informed that it was forwarded to the concerned officer. However, no further action was taken. The report is yet to be received.”
A similar incident was reported to CitySpidey on June 12, by Padma Jamwal, a resident of Shree Balaji Apartments in Sector 6. Two trees fell in front of PNB and HDFC banks due to concretisation around them. “We wrote about this issue on June 12 but sadly the situation remains the same,” said Padma.
She continued, “There was no progress, the trees are still in the same situation. But the trees are still alive and I am happy about it.”
Later, Padma informed Bhavreen Kandhari, an environmentalist. Bhavreen further made some complaints to the concerned authority. When CitySpidey spoke to Bhavreen, she said, “I will speak to them again and also visit the place.”
The trees are still lying on the ground for the past 18 days but they are still alive.