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Gurugram: Lights yet to be installed on stretch, travel after dark not safe, say residents


GURUGRAM: A day after town government had taken down a wall that blocked the direct get admission to from Dwarka Expressway to Delhi-Gurugram Expressway, citizens using the stretch on a daily basis stated the commute thru the brand new street would lend a hand them “save round 20 minutes though streetlights and laying of blacktop on the 200m-stretch that connects it with NH8 has no longer been completed but”.

The wall used to be razed after CM Manohar Lal Khattar had made a wonder talk over with to the spot on Wednesday morning. The swift action taken by means of the district administration had taken citizens and commuters by means of wonder.

The issue had drawn a number of protests since 2016 when the wall used to be constructed however met with little response from the government.

A resident of Sector 85, Rambabu Bavisetti, stated, “We want the government to put the blacktop on the stretch that connects Dwarka Expressway with NH8.”


Commuters also stated Haryana Shahari Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) used to be but to install streetlights on all of the stretch. “Commuters, especially women, who use the road after dark still face a couple of demanding situations because it’s no longer lit up,” stated Nazia Zafar, a resident of Sector 83.


What continues to be observed is how the merged visitors will be handled by means of visitors police after those two roads are merged, proper in front of Kherki Daula toll plaza that witness visitors jams through the day. However, many citizens and commuters stated the brand new connectivity would lend a hand them save a large number of time. Sayandeb Bose, a resident of Sector 83, stated: “My travel time to place of job has decreased by means of at least 20 minutes. Now we don’t wish to fear about jams on the toll plaza.”


At the toll plaza, many faculty buses used to get stuck in mornings and evenings. Radha Kulkarni, who lives in Sector 81, stated, “I’m glad that school buses would no longer stuck in toll plaza jam, and can achieve its destination faster.”


The NHAI had refused to raze the wall. Many citizens then had stated the freeway authority’s determination would pressure them to continue paying toll to travel inside of their own city. Not best this, however they will have to also have to wait in lengthy queues on the toll plaza and take an extended route to reach their destinations, if the wall had no longer been demolished.


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