Water Logging in Varanasi After the rain, the preparations for drainage in the urban area were exposed. There was no such area in the city where water would not stagnate on the roads. Sewage was flowing due to overflow of sewer line in the smart streets.

Jagran Correspondent, Varanasi: After the rain, the preparations for drainage in the urban area were exposed. There was no such area in the city where water would not stagnate on the roads. However, when the rain stopped, after a few hours, the accumulated water in most areas was drained.

A knee-deep water had accumulated on the Dashashwamedh Ghat road, developed as the Pink Corridor. The worst situation was that of Kodai post where water accumulated so much on the road that the shops were filled with dirt. The electronics and electrical items kept in the shops got damaged. Shopkeeper Manoj Gupta told that by the time we removed the goods, the rain water rapidly entered inside the shop. Told that the municipal corporation should have cleaned the drainage system before the monsoon.

Water was also stored on the road from Godauliya to Dashashwamedh. Similarly, the roads of Gurubagh area were also flooded with rain water. Roads were also flooded in Baijantha, Ramapura, New Road – Church, Bajardiha, Ravindrapuri, Pahariya, Ashapur, Sarnath, Shivpur, Orderly Bazaar, Mahavir Mandir etc. The manhole of the sewer line was overflowing at Kamachha Tirahe.

Sewage flowing in smart streets

Under the Smart City scheme, sewage was flowing due to overflow of sewer lines in the smart streets of Pucca Mahal. When the rain stopped, the silt spread in the streets. This increased the slippage. Most of the problems occurred in Bhuteshwar Gali, Vishwanath Gali, Kedareshwar Gali, Chausatti Gali, Manikarnika Ghat Gali etc.

The Lalpur Pandeypur police station of Varanasi commissariat was also submerged. Where the rain on Thursday afternoon filled the police station premises with rain water. And from the station office to the inspector office, rain water entered. Due to which the employees of the police station had to face trouble for some time.

Due to rain, one and a half feet of rain was filled on the railway station road from Sarnath intersection, Japanese Buddhist temple road, Rahi tourist accommodation complex, museum road, due to which people had to face a lot of trouble in commuting.

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