Residents of Sector 40, one of the oldest residential areas of Gurgaon, on Saturday staged a demonstration to draw attention of Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) towards the crumbling roads. More than 100 residents gathered at Sector 40 market around 9 am and held the protest till 5 pm. Residents alleged that as they were forced to travel on the pothole-riddled roads, and three women suffered miscarriages in last six months. “Recently one of the residents fell off from her scooter and her pregnancy was aborted. This is a serious issue and authorities should wake up and take prompt action.
The protestors said the civic authorities have not built proper roads in the residential area even 20 years after its development.Further, there is a sewerage overflow in the sector and the authorities have turned a blind eye to their complaints.