Noida: Fed up with the untended problem of an open drain that runs in front of two societies in Greater Noida West, in which, one is Fusion Homes and the other is Cherry County, residential highrise societies in Greater Noida West.
Residents said that they have raised this issue from time to time to Greater Noida Authority through Twitter to cover this drain as many plastic wastes are regularly disposed of in these drains. They also said as various insect bite diseases are on the peak, this open drain can cause serious health hazards to the society residents. According to the residents, approximately 1,600+ families are living in both societies.
Whats the update and plan of covering these drains? Dengue is at peak, whats @OfficialGNIDA is waiting for? @CPCB_OFFICIAL @UppcbN Please see the amount of plastic waste in these drains. @nbhooshan @cmogbnr save people from Dengue rather than treating them later in Hospitals.— Fusion Homes Residents (@MyFusionHomes) October 18, 2021
Manish Tripathi, a resident of Cherry County, said, “Last year in Holi, there was an accident where one Wagon R car fell down and four people got killed in that incident which is very sad in Greater Noida West only. Many cows and dogs have been seen falling in this open drain and of course, health is the major concern as the open drains can cause many diseases to the residents. Many people throw garbage there which is also dangerous in terms of cleanliness. If we say that Greater Noida is a beautiful and smart city of Uttar Pradesh then this open drain sets no example.”
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“This is a long pending demand from residents to cover these drains outside society. These drains pose a risk of falling in them. Also, these open drains are causing mosquitoes in nearby societies. Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority should plan to cover these drains as soon as possible,” said Robin Mittal, a resident of Fusion Homes.