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Construction of Parallel Storm Water Drain in 4th Block

City Kemp News

The ‘Guddali Pooja’ for construction of RCC Storm Water Drain linking to main storm water drain in 4th Block, Koramangala, was performed on May 18 by Ramalinga Reddy, Minister for Transport, Government of Karnataka, in presence of M Chandrappa, Corporator, Govardhan Reddy, President Block Congress, Koramangala; G M Shetty, President of Koramangala 4th Block Residents’ Welfare Association, its committee members and residents. The pooja was done on 12 Main Road Maharaja Hotel junction.
The Presidents of neighbouring RWAs, Engineers of SWD, BBMP, BWSSB and the concerned contractor were also present.
G M Shetty, President of 4th Block RWA, said that this is a dream project of 4th Block and he requested the SWD Engineers and the contractor to complete the work as early as possible and also requested them to desist the main storm water drain before the commencement of the monsoon, for smooth flow of water.
The estimated cost of the work is Rs 1.96 crore.

Construction of Parallel Storm Water Drain in 4th Block is the dream project for the residents of Koramangala 4th Block especially those living on 5th Cross, 12th Main, 4th Cross, 3rd Cross and adjoining roads. Whenever it rains, these areas would get submerged with rainwater mixed with sewage and entered houses, till the water receded on the main Storm Water Drain. The residents through the Koramangala 4th Block RWA had been petitioning the elected representatives to get this problem and hardship solved once for all.
Over the years some of the residents have even sold the properties due to this problem. Many residents had even constructed walls in front of their main doors so that flooding rainwater does not enter their houses. City Kemp had been highlighting the problems and the 4th Block RWA had even petitioned to the Chief Minister Siddaramaiah three years ago citing the self explanatory report published in City Kemp.

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