x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   JSS commemorates investiture ceremony | Despite Mehbooba's directive PDP Rajya Sabha members yet to resign | So-called mainstream leaders pushing Kashmir towards edge, adding fuel to fire | Oops! Admin to close Jammu Airport for fortnight but forgets alternative | DPS, Nagbani holds chess competition | Committee constituted for devising modalities for functioning of proposed UT of J&K | Govt constitutes Committee to deal with financial matters of proposed UTs of J&K, Ladakh | Govt constitutes Committee to deal with staff issues of proposed UTs of J&K, Ladakh | Normal functioning reported from large parts of J&K: Government | BLSKS stages Dogri play | 3-days induction programme concluded at IECS Polytechnic | Vote for change, don't miss the bus: Munish to people | JKP organizes National Art Workshop | Will distribute my salary among needy' | Government has issued blackout order against non-permitted TV channels in Kashmir Valley | KC International School clinches U/17 & U/19 B & G finals of KorfBall | Dps Jammu wins Inter-district swimming competition | Azad stopped at Jammu Airport, sent back | With no mobile connectivity, demand for landline connections grows | How students made use of free WiFi at Jammu station to catch up with syllabus | Govt notifies schedule of hearing of public grievances by Advisors | Div Com discusses arrangements for Katra Navratra Festival-2019 | Srinagar administration to set up new facilities at juvenile home: DC Srinagar | Gunfight underway between terrorists, security forces | Scrapping of Article 370 opened new avenues for people: Apsara Road Traders | MKK to stage Punjabi play at Abhinav Theatre | I&C department holds awareness camp in Industrial Estate, Akhnoor | No one is more nationalist than Congress: Manjit Singh | BBIA demands extension of date for filing GST returns | Aknoor Police arrest molester | Three drug peddlers arrested | Northern Army commander reviews security situation in Kashmir | BJP Jammu West felicitates family members of Praja Parishad Karyakartas | Abrogation of Article 370 opens gateway of carrer opportunities for Valmiki community: Dev Anand Gill | Barricades removed in Srinagar's commercial hub Lal Chowk | Army Jawan martyred as Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch | Farmers await completion of Shahpurkandi Project on river Ravi | Alleging victimization Retd DIG welcomes abrogation of Article 370 | Life on path to normalcy in Udhampur as schools, markets reopen | Directs SSP to assign investigation not below the rank of DySP | Khanna stresses for tourism, job creation | DSS & AJCSF reiterate Jammu's aspirations after abrogation Art 370 | KV Sunjuwan organizes Investiture Ceremony | DWWP expresses anger over detention of Lal Singh | JKRPP stages protest | Delegation of AJKGRDSS calls on Div Com | World Senior Citizens Day organized | NMC launches weeklong plantation drive | No takers of Azad's irresponsive diktats in J&K: Raman Suri | KVK-Leh organizes Field Day, Women Farmer Club | Arun Sharma hails decision of abrogation articles 370 | Research scholars meet commences at JU | JMC organizes awareness camp on SWM | Sankri Devta Mela: Udhampur admin discusses arrangements | Kashmir centric politicians wait for Pakistan's reaction against India | ONE NATION - ONE CONSTITUTION | 21st August - World Senior Citizens Day | Remembering Mohammed Zahur Khayyam Hashmi | Abrogation of Article 370 is not a religious issue says Shoura committee member | Jammu & Kashmir Government's help saves Srinagar BPO from shutdown | Normalcy returning in Jammu, students flock to schools in large numbers | DDC Doda reviews formulation of MGNREGA convergence plan | Landslides disrupt road traffic between Manali, Leh | Classes resume in Government PG college | Three men from J&K detained in Chandigarh | Advisor Sharma reviews developmental scenario in Jammu division | DDC reviews implementation of schemes under NABARD | Basohli-Bhaderwah road; DC Kathua reviews progress | DDC reviews status of disposal of Solid Waste Management | DDC Ramban reviews progress under capex budget, functioning of departments | DH Gandhi Nagar becomes Second Govt Hospital in State to get NQAS Certification | BJP appeals Governor for re-hiring of 550 teachers under RMSA | Deputy Mayor chairs meeting of skill development | ABVP announces JU Unit | JKNPP welcomes revocation of Article 370 | JKNPP demands restoration of Dogra certificate | Congress celebrates 75th birth anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi | Jat Biradari demands inclusion of community under OBC category | BMS welcomes abrogation of Article 370 | FSFTI appeal colleges to extend cut off date of admissions | Young Panthers allege neglecting of Dogras | Back Issues  
 
news details
Nanak Nagar drain: A monster in rainy season
7/18/2019 11:06:43 PM
Early Times Report
Jammu, July 18: The main drain of Nanak Nagar Sector 5 becomes a monster during rainy season, thanks to the apathy of the administration which does not take corrective measure before onset of monsoon forcing the residents to live in fear all the time.
Continuing its mass contact programme, Munish Gupta, Editor Early Times, who would be contesting upcoming assembly elections in the State as an independent candidate from Gandhi Nagar constituency met the residents of Nanak Nagar and made them aware about his vision.
This drain which as 10-15 feet width has been virtually converted into garbage dumping place due to which water in drain get inadequate space when incessant rains take place resulting flood like situation occur. High areas remain safe from this problem while low areas face the fury of this drain when it takes shape of monster during monsoon.
"As soon as monsoon starts we start living in fear as the continuous rains more than three hours the drain starts overflows from its brim and enters into our houses nearby it which creates havoc. The protection wall on drain in front of our house has been broken which has increased our worries as there is every possibility of water enter our house," said PS Manhas resident of Nanak Nagar Sec-5.
Another resident, Shubh Lata said that presently two members are living in the family including herself and her husband, who is bed-ridden due to some disease and nobody is there to help us during this monsoon. "Sudden rise in water in drain creates problem for us to handle the situation due to prolonged ailment of my husband.
"We talked to the concerned authority to raise protection walls so that water may not enter our house but it seems that authority has turned deaf ears to this problem and waiting some untoward incident to take place," she said. Jagdish Raj informed that he has raised makeshift protection walls to save his family and house from this danger. "Our area is situated in low altitude due to which there is huge current of water in the drain. Moreover the accumulation of silt has reduced the depth of drain due to which water comes out immediately. If drain is cleaned regularly and dug nearly five feet in depth, then the flood like situation can be avoided. We requested the authority and concerned leaders of BJP and Congress to find the solution to this problem but they instead of hollow assurances did nothing and they have left us to face the fury of nature," he said. Similarly, Asha Devi, Darshan Lal, Sham Lal raised their concern on this issue.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU