Srinagar, May 2: A perpetually blocked drain near Manchow in Nowgam area of Srinagar has become a nuisance for people living in the area.
A delegation of people from Manchowa told GNS that clogged drainage system has resulted in overflowing of dirty water on the road stretch at Main Chowk Manchowa.
The residents said they continue to suffer due to it and the area completely stinks. They said that the problem is bound to aggravate in coming days with the rise in temperature.
They said that the number of people mostly children have taken ill due to the bad smell.
They urged local authorities to take urgent steps to redress the problem. (GNS)