Saturday, Date: Mar 25, 2023 Time: 7:56 am

Garden waste lying unattended in Mohali streets

Mohali: The careless and callous behaviour of the Municipal Authorities in Mohali can be judged from the above photograph. Openly lying garden wastes mocks the false promises made by the leaders during the elections.
Residents of Phase 9 added, the conditions of the area has become very unhygienic which add to the commuters’ woes. Such pathetic conditions have been prevailing here for a long time. The authorities must look into the issue and do the needful as soon as possible.
Residents complain that heaps of horticulture waste lying unattended on the roadside, parks and vacant plots for days together are causing problems to residents in Phase 9 Mohali.
The residents claim that their repeated complaints of poor waste management have failed to draw the attention of the civic body and added, while ’s sanitation workers occasionally come for the cleaning of the area, the residents claim, the civic staff hardly make any effort to lift the horticulture waste.
A senior citizen resident of Phase 9 added, “We have been constantly reaching out to the MC to get the horticulture waste lifted for the past few days but our requests have so far fallen on deaf ears.
“ The residents say that such heaps of horticulture waste lying unattended in the block are not only an eyesore but also a breeding ground for mosquitoes.
Moreover, they fear that such waste accumulated on a daily basis could result in a fire someday.
“Most of the households in our area have gardens which generate huge horticulture waste, but there is no mechanism to deal with the horticulture waste and suggested, civic body needs to set up a system to address this problem soon.
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