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Crossings residents stop trucks of GMC from dumping waste nearby

Ghaziabad: The Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation is in a fix over where to dump 1,000 tonnes of waste generated day by day in the city. After protests in Noor Nagar and Vasundhara, residents of Crossings Republik have now stopped vans of the GMC from dumping waste on the within sight Dundehera area.

After the civic frame was once barred by means of a National Green Tribunal committee from dumping waste at Pratap Vihar, it has been exploring choices at other puts. But GMC vans have been facing protests by means of residents in most of the spaces. Though officials stated the Dundehera landfill was once a short lived arrangement, residents of Crossings Republik refused to permit any of the vans.

“For several days, we now have been protesting the dumping of waste at Dundehera,” stated Sanjay Jha, a resident. “The dumping website online is as regards to the Crossings Republik township. The dumped waste is already affecting the health of residents and we will no longer allow GMC to show it into some other dumping website online,” he added.

On Sunday, rankings of residents carried out a protest march to the dumping website online and blocked GMC vans sporting waste. “GMC had earlier earmarked 35 acres in Dundehera for creating it right into a landfill, however the residents went to court and argued that it will have an effect on the health of folks dwelling as regards to the dumping website online. The court gave a choice in our favour,” stated Ravi Agarwal, some other resident. “Just when we concept the problem is over, GMC has once more began dumping waste. We will not allow this,” he added.

The GMC stated it was once a short lived arrangement until the waste remedy plant was once arrange in Galand. “We are left with few choices to dump about 1,000 metric tonnes of civic waste that the town generates day by day. Our designated landfill website online at Galand is still no longer ready and we face opposition from locals. In that case, we can simplest workout choices available with us. After all, the 5 acres in Dundehera belongs to GMC,” the reputable added.

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