Several civic issues in plaguing Chicalim

Goemkarponn desk

VASCO: Series of civic issues, from dumping of plastic waste in drains to hanging cable wires at roadsides, have cropped up in the Chicalim village panchayat area, and the Sarpanch said he will take immediate cognisance of the issues.
Chicalim village area has been plagued with several civic issues. The drains near SMRC road are filled with empty bottles of liquors and other beverages. The mash, which is meant to clear the flooding, is being filled with mud near a plant nursery.
The cables that came down during Taukte cyclone last year continue to hang loose next to the busy road of Chicalim, which may lead to an accident, said Viriato Fernandes.
He further said that the locals face these issues and opined that the local panchayat should immediately take cognisance of the issues and solve them.
When contacted, Chicalim Sarpanch Sebastiao Pereira said that he was unaware of these issues and immediately sent a few labourers to clear the drains and jammed mash.
Pereira also assured to contact the person about the hanging cables and sort out the issue.
He also urged people to bring such issues to his notice so that he could solve it immediately.


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