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Ignored by MC, these signboards are yelling for repairs

Ludhiana: At a time when Ludhiana is undergoing ‘smart’ makeover, its residents are nonetheless suffering to find right kind signboards at one of the vital major junctions in the town.
For example, the signboards of Dashmesh Nagar and Aarti Chowk are too torn, crushed and broken for use by commuters and pedestrians. Residents of the realm claimed that their repeated requests for repairs of those signboards had fallen on deaf ears.

Mridul Kumar, who works in a non-public company, stated that no longer everyone is into the usage of the internet to succeed in their destinations. In fact, lots of the town residents abide by the traditional ways of checking signboards pointing to other locations, he stated. “With many such forums lying in ruins commuters, particularly those coming from outdoor of the town are seeing a tricky time navigating at the roads,” he rued.

Signboards are an important for travellers and without them the latter is left helpless, stated Taniksh Verma, a businessman. “In the absence of readable forums, commuters are compelled to stop and ask pedestrians for directions. This can result in traffic jams and accidents. So, the government must now erect digital signboards with sun panels as a substitute. This will serve both purposes of going digital and saving electrical energy,” she stated.

“I was scared to look at the broken signboard at Aarti Chowk because the suspended phase is at the risk of coming off and falling on road customers. This requires repairs sooner than any individual faces any hurt in the close to long term,” stated Paramjeet Kaur, a homemaker.

These issues are being left out by the civic government. The MC must behavior monthly exams on civic installations and ensure other folks’s safety, the New Model Town resident stated.

When contacted, MC commissioner Kamalpreet Brar was once unavailable for feedback at the factor.

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