If the civic agencies of Delhi do not improve soon, Delhi may come to a standstill due to heavy rains. There will be water logging at 96 places in different areas. The result of which will be found in the form of traffic jam. The traffic police have identified the water logging sites on the roads during the first monsoon rains of June 30. The police has warned all the concerned agencies including the Delhi Government, MCD that proper arrangements should be made for immediate drainage at these places. Otherwise, there will be water logging in these places in the rain. By writing a letter to all the agencies, they have been informed about such places, where during the first monsoon rains, there was a jam between two to three hours.
A senior official of Delhi Traffic Police said that due to the rains that took place in Delhi on June 30, there was heavy traffic jam at 96 places across Delhi. There was jam at all places due to water logging. There the movement of vehicles was stopped for several hours. According to traffic police officials, there was a huge jam at about 10 places in the Eastern Range of Delhi Traffic Police. There was a jam for about an hour near the Gokalpuri-Loni roundabout. Waterlogging at Seelampur, Seemapuri, Preet Vihar, Preet Vihar-Vijay Chowk-Vikas Marg and Preeti Vihar metro stations was blocked for nearly three hours. There was jam at more than 10 places in the central zone. Traffic remained normal on Anand Rohtak Road and Zakhira flyover throughout the day.
There was a long traffic jam due to waterlogging at about six places in the northern range. There was a huge jam at around 14 places in the New Delhi zone. In New Delhi, there was a jam near Mathura Road, Pragati Maidan, Bhairon Marg, Pragati Maidan Gate-4, Akbar Road-Maulana Azad Road, Udyog Bhawan, Boat Club and Rail Bhawan. There was jam at more than 30 places in the southern region. Vehicles were stuck for two hours on Aurobindo Marg, one hour on Ring Road and the entire MB Road due to water-logging.
Delhi traffic police wrote a letter
The Delhi Traffic Police has written a letter to the civic agencies of the places where waterlogging has occurred. According to police officials, letters were written to PWD, MCD and NDMC only after the rain. The letter has asked to find out the reason for the waterlogging. So that there is no water logging in the next rain and the traffic can run normally.
Lt Governor visited nine places
Lt Governor VK Saxena visited about nine places out of the 96 places where Delhi was hit hard due to the rains on June 30. He reached there and found out the reasons for the waterlogging. It is being told that he also went to the Minto Bridge. The officers were told a lot about water logging here.