- Annual Event: ABCDE Block Rain Water Flooding 2016.
- Since last 2 decades despite claims of administration and politicians, Ground reality remains unchanged.
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Annual Event: ABCDE Block Rain Water Flooding 2016. Since last 2 decades despite claims of administration and politicians, Ground reality remains unchanged.
05 July, 2016
Pictures and Videos: Amar Singh Jyani, GS Mann
In this Video NEWS: A, B, C, D, E - Blocks Rain Water Flooding visuals and interviews of Residents: Pardeep Sachdeva, Varun Chabra, Ashish, Ashok Kumar etc and Jal Dharna by residents near Durga Mandir and Opposite CMK Girls College Main Gate on 03 July 2016. Residents rue of complete administrative failure and accuse lapse on the part of Public Health Engineering (Disposal) Department and DHBVNL for prolonged power failure which further worsened the pumping out of water. This Video was recorded on 3rd July 2016, in A & B Block Area, Still shots in the video are also of the same date from wide area of Sirsa.
Post this and other protests in Sirsa, Deputy Commissioner Sirsa, Ms Sharnadeep Kaur is said to have taken stock of the situation and toned up the concerned which then swung into action and water in several area could be pumped after damage to several house and shop properties.
A day after several parts of the town were waterlogged following monsoon’s first rain, the Sirsa authorities today announced elaborate measures to prevent floods under its District Disaster Management Plan.
Residents had to remain without power for over 24 hours.
Protests and Road Jam in Rori Bazar Sirsa for power failure over 50 hours.
Deputy Commissioner Sharandeep Kaur Brar divided flood-prone areas of Sirsa district into eight sectors and appointed Sirsa SDM Paramjit Singh Chahal overall in charge for the first four and Ellenabad SDM Pardeep Dahiya for the next four sectors.
Among the sector in charges appointed by the DC today are XEN VK Jagga for Sector 1, XEN RK Phulia (2), XEN Kuldeep Narwara (3), BDPO Sunehra Singh (4), SDO Sandeep Kumar (5), BDPO Anil Kumar (6) and Ghaggar Division SDO Killa Singh for Sectors 7 and 8 of the district.
Earlier, people held a demonstration under the aegis of the Sirsa Vikas Morcha for drainage from roads and streets after rainwater entered in hundreds of houses and shops in the town. Some residents also staged ‘jal dharna’ to press for their demand.
The authorities swung into action swiftly and by the afternoon, rainwater was pumped out from most of the areas. Power supply to most of the areas was restored by the afternoon after a gap of nearly 24 hours.
All posh colonies of HUDA known as A, B, C, D and E Blocks, areas from Shiv Chowk to Suratgarhia Chowk, bus stand area, Dabwali road and Anaj Mandi areas were waterlogged due to rain.Related: http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/haryana/community/sirsa-admn-announces-measures-to-face-floods/261195.html