SC criticizes Mumbai, Delhi over potholes and waterlogged roads

The Supreme Court questioned the kind of ‘governance’ in the two metros taking note of the widely published photographs of waterlogging and potholes reports

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Taking note of the widely published photographs of a bus submerged due to waterlogging at Minto road in Delhi as well as reports of people dying in mishaps due to potholes in Mumbai, the Supreme Court questioned the kind of ‘governance’ in the capital city and the western metropolis.

A bench of Justices Madan B Lohur and Deepak Gupta criticized the civic authorities of the two metros for waterlogging and potholes that pose a great danger to the lives of the common man during monsoon.

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“A bus submerged underwater at Minto road. Is this the kind of governance we have in Delhi,” the Bench observed.
“In Mumbai, people are dying due to potholes on the roads and the officials are counting potholes,” it said, adding that according to reports, there were around 4,000 potholes in Mumbai.

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