Panchkula: The spell of rain that lashed the township in the afternoon on Monday caused a lot of inconvenience to residents, as parking lots in various sectors and market areas in various sectors witnessed water logging. A few hours of rains have inundated the city markets, crippling life and once again exposing the district’s shabby infrastructure.
The heavy showers on Monday afternoon gave the much needed respite to the city residents from heat and humidity, but the negligence on part of the municipal corporation to clean drainages has led to water-logging across the city markets and at various places.
Majority of the areas including residential and commercial are struck with the problem of water-logging. The market in Sector 15, was hit badly, with a large part of the market getting submerged in water.
One of the city residents stated that there was water-logging in the market area of Sector 15 following which he faced inconvenience in even going to a shop from the parking area. Meanwhile the residents of Panchkula also fume over the issue as they stated of facing problems of water logging at many places in the city and sighted that new manholes should be made and pipeline system should also be cleaned and maintained properly following some more steps to be taken by the authorities to deal with this issue.
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