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SSWMB negligence, Hub river road turned into GTS


[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he main hub river road near mujahid colony sector 2 has been turned into garbage’s  burning station which is an only negligence of Sindh Solid Waste Management Board. Several roads and streets of different localities of the city are heavily littered with garbage and filthy material, creating ugly scene and unhygienic conditions. The residents of the affected localities complained that since the sanitary staff had developed the habit of torching garbage they seldom bothered to dispose of it on a regular basis.

Whenever garbage is put on fire, the environment of our localities get suffocated, forcing them to close their doors and windows. The concerned authorities must take action against the staff of Sindh Solid waste management board district west who are not performing scheduled duties accordingly. People residing near the main hub river road complained that on the one hand garbage often keep on trickling down from two dustbins which are placed near bus stop , on the other sewage water often gushing out from choked gutters often remain stagnant on the nearby street. Mentioning the complaints they lodged (Residents )with the concerned officials of UC-32 have, so far, remain unheeded, they said that it seemed that even the senior officials of the Baldia Town were least interested in getting removed the garbage from the road.

A perturbed resident of the locality and political leader of Pakistan People’s Party PS 115 ,Hanif Khan Swati said that although the people visiting the nearby areas had no choice but to pass through the filthy road, the concerned officials were not taking measures to remove the garbage. Moreover, people residing on either side of a Saeedabad complained that an stinking atmosphere often prevailed in their area, mainly because the green belt which usually remained filled with garbage and filthy material was not cleaned for weeks by the sanitary staff.

Similarly, people near Muhajir camp also complained of stinking atmosphere as nit only its narrow streets but even the main road often littered with garbage and filthy material. The residence urged to member of provincial assembly sindh and president of Pakistan People’s Party district west Liaqat Ali Askani to take prompt action on the negligence of Sindh solid waste management boards Staff and bound them to make sure the road would not be turn into mini GTS in future.

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