Vrindavan 2016.05.16 (VT): People have lost their patience against the polluted water supply by the Municipal Corporation. As a result, people from various areas hosted a protest in Gautampara area. They have also warned the Municipal Corporation that if they doesn’t take any step to improve the situation, the will host a bigger protest outside Municipal Corporation office next time.
Local residents have informed that water supply line is leaking from many places in Gautampara, Kishorpura and old city areas. This causes pollution in the drinking water due to which the water turns yellow which can neither be drank nor can be used for any other purpose. People have lodged their complaints many time with the Municipal Corporation, but no action has been take yet to provide pure drinking water.
The protest was hosted at Sanjay Residences where the protesters told that polluted water is resulting in various diseases also like Jaundice and Diarrhea. The pipeline is also over a decade old which either need to be repaired or replaced. The Municipal Corporation hasn’t cleaned the water supply tanks also. Protesters said that if Municipal Corporation will not take any step by Tuesday, a bigger protest will be hosted outside it’s office then.