RAWALPINDI  – The residents living along Nullah Leh on Friday demanded cleanliness of the nullah as it is full of filth, silt and garbage. They said Nullah Lai is overflowing due to the negligence of the concerned authorities as garbage and filth gather there and no proper arrangements have been made to clear silt and solid waste from it.

The residents of low lying areas particularly Waris Khan, Glass Factory, Mokh Singh State, Dhoke Khaba, Umer Road, Nadeem Colony, Dhoke Elahi, City Sadar Road, Dhoke Charg Deen, Pirwadhi, New Katrian and Dhoke Naju demanded city district government to take solid for redressing grievences of people.

Gawalmandi area should especially be focused during the cleanliness drive, said a resident Malik Naseer, adding, due to surrounding populous locality, a large quantity of garbage and filth is thrown in the nullah and no one is paying heed towards this issue.

The PML-N leader and Incharge Monitoring Cell of Development Works, Sardar Nasim stated that he would discuss the situation with the Punjab Government and convince it to allocate funds for cleaning and dredging of the Nullah.