Home panel on Ghaggar air pollution interacts with affected residents

Home panel on Ghaggar air pollution interacts with affected residents

Tribune Information Service

Parvesh Sharma

Sangrur, February 24

Members of the Vidhan Sabha Ghaggar and Buddha Nullah Committee as we speak interacted with residents of affected villages on the embankment of the seasonal rivulet Ghaggar at completely different areas in Sangrur district on Friday.

Apart from alleging corruption in cleansing and strengthening of Ghaggar, residents additionally requested panel members to take fast motion to comprise the air pollution within the rivulet as most cancers and different illnesses have been on the rise within the space.

“After the formation of the AAP authorities within the state, water was clear as officers tightened the noose round industrial items to forestall the discharge of pollution in Ghaggar. However after six months, water once more received polluted. The panel ought to take up the matter with the federal government,” stated Sukhwinder Singh with folded arms in what gave the impression to be a humiliation for senior officers of the Punjab Air pollution Management Board and the Panchayat and Canal Division, who accompanied committee members.

Committee interacted with affected residents at Khanauri, Mandavi, Makraud Sahib and a school at Moonak.

The committee had MLAs, together with chairman Daljit Bhola Grewal, Ashok Prashar, Gurpreet Banawali, Madan Lal Bagga and Lehra legislator Barinder Kumar Goyal, below whose constituency all conferences have been organised.

“Most cancers has killed many residents of our village. Now we have to bear foul odor emanating from Ghaggar. Officers have misappropriated crores below the garb of restore and strengthening of the rivulet. We request the Punjab Authorities to order a high-level inquiry into the utilisation of funds over the last 15 years,” stated Gurbhajan Singh, an aged from Mandavi village.

Committee chairman Daljit Bhola Grewal stated they’d famous complaints of residents and would put together their report as early as attainable.

“The committee will look into all complaints of residents. Our authorities is dedicated to rid the world residents from antagonistic results of Ghaggar,” he stated.

Lehra AAP MLA Barinder Kumar Goyal stated from Khanauri to Makraud Sahib, Ghaggar had width of 588 ft, however from Makraud Sahib to Kadail it had the width of 190 ft.

“The lower in Ghaggar’s width results in blocking and overflowing of water and finally causes recurrent flooding in lots of villages of the world. Since all of the earlier governments have didn’t take efficient steps, the proposal to widen the rivulet from Makraud Sahib to Kadail has been pending with the Ghaggar standing committee of Central Authorities,” stated Goyal.

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