Telangana Chief Minister’s claims to Hyderabad into an international city have now turned into a nightmare for lakhs of commuters who are finding it a risk to reach their destination every day. The poor quality of the roads laid by the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) is giving tough times for commuters even with a single spell of rain.
Despite numerous warnings from the High Court, GHMC and private agencies under the Comprehensive Road Maintenance Programme (CRMP) are turning a blind eye towards the old filled with potholes and murky water.
Many parts of the city were flooded by torrential rains for the past three days. Roads of Rajendranagar. Roads in LB Nagar, Banjara Hills, Jubilee Hills, Begumpet, Koti were filled with rainwater while many commuters took to social media to post pictures of potholes and craters on the major roads.
GHMC officials, on the other hand, said that the monsoon emergency teams are relentlessly working round the clock identifying and repairing the damaged roads. With the forecast for more rains in the coming days, the condition of roads is likely to turn from bad to worse.