Agra News : Footpaths are disappearing from the streets of Agra city. 100 km of footpath is occupied. Somewhere pushing and shoving, and somewhere the market is being decorated. Construction material is lying. The enforcement squad of the Municipal Corporation is sleeping. Municipal Corporation remembers to take action against encroachment only at the time of VIP visit. Pedestrians have come on the road due to the blockades on the footpath. Lives are being lost in road accidents.
The condition of National Highway is worst. On Sunday, Amar Ujala investigated Service Road and MG Road from Sikandra to Bhagwan Talkies intersection and found a lot of encroachments on the footpath. The footpath at Sikandra intersection was seen bound by encroachment. There is no place to stand on the footpath from liquor vends, push-pullers, illegal autos and bus stands.
Trucks park on the footpath parallel to the gurudwara. The footpath has become dilapidated due to the load of the truck. Kiosks have been decorated on the footpath from DVVNL headquarter to ISBT Mor. Construction is going on on the footpath in front of the ISBT flyover. The pavement is covered with construction material. Here the pedestrians have to walk on the road. 25 km of footpath is occupied from Sikandra to Transyamuna Crossing on both sides of the road on the Highway Service Road.
Be the first to comment