Thursday, May 16, 2019

Pond at “Mukthi Dhaam” in contaminated condition





TMI Correspondent
Port Blair, May 15: The dilapidated condition of Digghy (Pond) situated in Mukthi Dhaam (Burial Ground) at Junglighat. The Digghy is provided to perform bath as per rituals by family members of the deceased before during cremation of a dead. But, the condition of water in the Digghy is contaminated and full of dirt and plants grown and dilapidated upto the degree of a gutter now. People demands to timely maintenance of the Digghy, urge the PBMC to maintain Swachh Bharat not only road side, but also in such water source areas as Digghy (Pond) and Wells at different areas in the city. Especially, at the important place like Mukthi Dhaam (Burial Ground) at Junglighat, where people come to follow ritual performances.
Speaking to this correspondent, the Sanitary Officer (PBMC) said, 'he will direct the concerned work force to look into", as he is in Chennai these days.

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