Menace persists as DMRC’s Sump-Well not operational yet: Harender Singhal
New Delhi, Jan. 8 (Delhi Crown): Huge water-logging was witnessed in Najafgarh area of in South West Delhi after incessant rains for over 12 hours.
Though most shops are shut due to the weekend lockdown, but shop-owners feared water might have entered into their shops due to heavy water-logging on roads. They had to lift their shops’ shutters this morning to check water presence, if any.
Knee-deep water logging was witnessed at Som Bazar area.
Reacting to the recurrent menace of water-logging in Najafgarh, senior BJP leader and president of local Vyapar Mandal Harender Singhal said this problem occurs as there is no proper water drainage in most parts of Najafgarh.
“The underground Sump-Well of 5 lakh litres capacity constructed by the DMRC was built to address this perennial problem. The Sump-Well was to be connected with the drainage system here in June last year, but has not been done yet. This problem will persist till the Sump-Well is not connected with the drainage system,” said Singhal.
For the past several months, Singhal has been intensively campaigning to ensure that the DMRC’s Sump-Well is connected with the drains in Najafgarh.