No. 7: Small ward, giant issues in Secunderabad | Hyderabad Information


SECUNDERABAD: Ward No. VII (Trimulgherry) in Secunderabad Cantonment is a small civilian ward with solely 15 residential colonies. However individuals right here have been combating a number of main points, unresolved for years.
VVIPs move via the world repeatedly: Presidents (until 2010) used to move on Rajiv Rahadari, which related Trimulgherry to Rashtrapati Nilayam; even Chief Minister Okay Chandrasekhar Rao repeatedly passes via this space to go to his Gajwel meeting constituency.
But, pleas from this ward have been left unheard. After years of neglect, residents are demanding the merger of civil areas of the Cantonment Board with GHMC.
Amongst main points is the overflowing Trimulgherry lake. Half a dozen residential colonies abutting the lake have been inundated in 2020 floods. This angered residents who requested the Secunderabad Cantonment Board (SCB) to guard them. Even a yr on, nevertheless, there was no change. The lake stays a cesspool and concern of inundation owing to rains stays.
“The lake has grow to be a mosquito breeding centre. The SCB has turned a blind eye. We’re fed up with their perspective,” Venkata Ramana, an RTI activist and resident of Malani Enclave, advised TOI.
One other challenge is the shifting of rubbish transit level out of the world. Locals together with former ward member, P Bhagya Sree, additionally protested this, however their efforts have been futile.
Rajendra Kumar, a resident of Shastri Nagar stated, “This challenge was additionally dropped at the discover of Ministry of Defence (MoD) other than Cantonment Board officers, however in useless. Residents of Shastrinagar and two different slums — located few meters away from this rubbish dump — can’t stay with the stink, significantly through the wet season.”
Infrastructure on this ward can be in shambles. An soccer playground — on the way in which to Lal Bazar from Trimulgherry Crossroads — produced almost 200 proficient gamers. However it’s now a mere cattle grazing floor. “The playground have to be revived and for follow. The native defence authorities and SCB officers have to assist kids present their expertise on the nationwide stage,” Harry Francis, a nationwide soccer participant, who practised on this floor, stated. Civilians within the space additionally face highway restrictions. Two civilian roads have been restricted by the ‘native navy authority’ (LMA).


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