Nagpur: The heavy down pour on Wednesday, Aug 13, morning flooded the city and its sub-urb areas with rain-water gushing into houses and hutments, basements and streets, and logging the wide stretches of roads and plain grounds. As a result, the Nag river and
Pili river got flooded and dwellings on the banks were submerged, informed an NMC press note.
Concerned with natural catastrophe and compelled by civic accountability, Dy Mayor Munna Pokulwar, NMC Standing Committee chairman Ramesh Shingare, NMC Commissioner, Shyam Wardahne, SE Prakash Urade and others inspected the most affected sites.
At first Dy Mayor inspected the Kasturba Nagar where the rain-water had gushed into the locality, causing loss to household. It was noticed that the water-logging had taken place in Nara village, Nara Dahan Ghat, and the water was overflowing the bridge connecting Nara village near Jaripatka police station.
Pokulwar and other office-bearers directed the NMC officials to take necessary measures to save human lives and property. They also appealed to the citizens to have patience to face the unexpected inconvenience.
Also present on this occasion were NMC corporator Murlidhar Meshram (BSP), former corporator Manoj Sangole, corporator Rajendra Darwade, Asstt commissioner Vijay Humne, zonal health officer Dhanraj Rangari, Dy engineer Manoj Nagdive, Sanjay Fulzele, Vinod Chahande and others.