Dwarka: The pathetic condition of roads in Dwarka is causing a lot of problems to commuters in the area. Accidents have become very common in the area as it is tough for vehicles to negotiate the tough surface of roads. The entire stretch leading from Manipal Hospital to MTNL Sector 6, Dwarka, has become unsafe for people to travel and is giving nightmares to the residents and commuters.
Many streetlight poles on the backside of Sector 6, Pocket 1, Dwarka are damaged as well due to rusting at the base. For many of them, the fittings are not working and the wires are damaged.
Dwarka Lok Kalyan Manch tweeted, “DDA assured that road and dangerous electric poles to the back side of our sector 6, pocket 1, Dwarka (road leading to Manipal hospital to MTNL) will be made by 31.08.21. But no progress? Will @official_dda respond? (sic)”
DDA assured that road and dangerous electric poles to the back side of our sector 6,pkt 1,Dwarka ( road leading to Manipal hospital to MTNL) will be made by 31.08.21.But no progress? Will @official_dda respond? @LtGovDelhi@ilovedwarka@Anjalis09068541— Dwarka Lok Kalyan Manch (@dlkmDwarka) September 19, 2021
DB Vajpayee, a resident of Sector 6 said, “I have flagged the issue lots of time and also mailed to the authorities about bad roads and non-functioning streetlights and there has been no response.”
Condition of road adjacent to sector 6,pkt 1,and MTNL bldg -Manipal hospital is potholed and dangerous. It has not been remetalled for more than a decade and needs urgent fix. @dwarkametro @official_dda @p_sahibsingh @ravijaitley1 @Anjalis09068541— Dwarka Lok Kalyan Manch (@dlkmDwarka) June 13, 2021
He added, “The tweets and complaints have been done and the DDA tweeted that work has been awarded and will be completed before 31.08.2021 but nothing has been done yet.”
The commuters are scared to pass the street lane. “I was on my scooter the other day and I suddenly saw the light pole looming over my head and roads were in bad shape. It needs immediate action,” said Shekhar Gupta, a commuter.
Rakesh Uppal, a resident of Sector 6, said, “Dwarka seems to have been neglected by the authorities. Authorities are not concerned about the civic amenities in the city.”
When CitySpidey contacted the area official and on the condition of anonymity, he said, “The internal roads will be repaired as soon as the rainy season ends. The fittings of the streetlights will also be changed around the same time.”