SADIQABAD

People of various part of Sadiqabad are suffering from various diseases which are spreading owing to consumption of sewage-mixed water as sewage gets mixed in drinkable water through the damaged parts of rusted supply lines.

In the this regard, the worse hit are the residents of Mohallah Ghaforabad, Husainabad, Warind Colony, Mazhar Farid Colony Mohallah, Janlandharan and Tibba Zahir Pir in Sadiqabad. The residants are forced to drink sewage-mixed water. In addition, the local people are unable to get medically treated as they lack financial resources and living hand-to-mouth life. They demanded that the administration should reconstruct the sewage system for betterment of the local people.

The residents of Mazhar Colony including Noor Muhammad, Nawaz, Mushtaq, Afzal, Shabbir, Shabbir and Tahir said that they had repeated brought the situation into the notice of the Tehsil Municipal Administration but to no avail. The residents of Tibba Zahir Pir area took to the streets as sewerage water has accumulated due to choked sewer pipelines there.

During the protest, the tehsil municipal administrator reached the site and ordered immediate cleanliness of the pipelines. The sewerage lines of thearea have completely clogged up because of not carrying out cleanliness by the Sanitation Department of the Tehsil Council. Owing to the accumulated sewerage water, various diseases are spreading, causing severe problems for the inhabitants. Therefore, the residents protested against the nasty situation. Meanwhile, the TMO, Safety Inspector Zahid, Safety Supervisor Usman and Shamshad reached the site. The TMO ordered immediate cleanliness of the manholes.

On the other side, encroachers are ruling the roost at main roads, markets and bazaars including congested areas of Sadiqabad. Venders have created problems for the motorists and pedestrians by establishing make-shift set-ups even on the roads. The notorious areas in this regard include: Qazafi Bazaar, Mazhar Farid Colony, Khalid Bazaar, Faisal Bazaar, Railway Chowk, Railway Road, Link Road, Punjab Cinema Road, Ghosia Chowk, Majeed Shaheed Road, Old Sadiqabad and Kacha Shahi Road. In these areas, the shopkeepers have encroached areas spreading on many feet, thereby creating problems for the visitors.