August 10, 2022

Water logging at Dhaba Street. |

Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh): The primary heavy rain of the monsoon made nearly your entire metropolis water-logged on Saturday. Together with the low-lying areas, rainwater flooded these locations of the town, which had by no means been stuffed with water earlier than. Based on the Authorities Jiwaji Observatory, a complete of 19.6 mm of rain was recorded until 5 pm. To date, 166 mm rainfall has been recorded within the metropolis.

The rain began at round 2 pm and an hour of heavy rain was sufficient for water to fill massive areas of the town .

Maya Tiwari, a resident of Adinath Complicated of ward 36, informed that a lot water got here in solely quarter-hour of rain, if it had rained for yet another hour, water would have entered the homes. The same state of affairs prevailed in Hanuman Naka space of w?ard 35. This entire sq. was stuffed with water. The doorway highway to the Madhav Nagar railway station was waterlogged in entrance of Bharati Jnanpith leaving the passengers with no selection however to traverse the highway in knee-deep water

The previous metropolis too confronted the issue of waterlogging with hawkers being essentially the most affected. Pedestrians additionally confronted hassle. The complete campus of Authorities Nutan Kanya Larger Secondary Faculty positioned in Indira Nagar became a small pond. A polling station has been arrange within the faculty for the municipal elections. Because of rain, Garib Nawaz Colony positioned on Jaisingpura Marg was flooded for the second time this season. When deputy-commissioner of Municipal Company Sanjesh Gupta reached the spot, he had a heated argument with the residents of the realm. Residents mentioned that the waterlogging was a results of the smaller dimension of the sewerage pipeline

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There are totally different causes for this sorry state. Based on consultants, the sewerage undertaking being achieved by Tata is to be blamed for this. First, the pipes being laid below the undertaking should not of sufficient measurement and secondly, no association has been made to cease the move of sewage water popping out of the drains.

Congress’ mayoral candidate Mahesh Parmar in a low-lying space of ward 35. | FP Photograph


The issue of water logging within the metropolis within the slightest rain has grow to be a brand new challenge within the municipal elections. Congress candidate Mahesh Parmar has raised this challenge vociferously. Parmar visited the localities of ward quantity 35 together with corporator candidate Ashok Udaywal and the residents of the realm. He toured the realm and confirmed the waterlogging on Fb stay.


Energy provide failed at common intervals in lots of localities all through the day on Saturday. Residents of Ravindra Nagar informed Free Press that from morning as much as 7 pm, there was a continuing disruption of the ability provide. PTCL superintending engineer Ashish Acharya was not accessible for remark.

Deceased electrician, Jai Prakash Saxena

Deceased electrician, Jai Prakash Saxena | FP Photograph

Electrician engaged on Mahakal hall electrocuted

An electrician engaged on the Mahakal hall died attributable to electrocution right here on Saturday. The work of growth is occurring within the temple for the final one and a half years. Jai Prakash Saxena, an electrician engaged on the undertaking, died of electrocution after heavy rain. Saxena lived in Arpita Nagar and has two younger youngsters. The members of the family of the deceased mentioned that Saxena was working with Shyam Development, a Meerut-based firm, for the final one and a half years and alleged that there was strain on him to finish the work shortly. Even after the heavy rain on Saturday, he was compelled to work and died of electrocution. Pankaj Saxena from the household of the deceased mentioned that they had been knowledgeable about 4 pm in regards to the accident and on reaching the spot he discovered Jaip Prakash useless. Mahakal police mentioned {that a} case has been registered, the autopsy might be carried out on Sunday and solely after that the state of affairs might be clear.

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