Mangaluru BJP Corporator Manohar Shetty speaking to ANI on Thursday. (Photo/ANI)
Mangaluru BJP Corporator Manohar Shetty speaking to ANI on Thursday. (Photo/ANI)

Ahead of monsoon, Mangaluru BJP Corporator cleans manhole to avoid waterlogging

ANI | Updated: Jul 02, 2020 23:59 IST

Mangaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 2 (ANI): Mangaluru BJP Corporator Manohar Shetty, who entered a manhole to clean a drain, said that he did it to avoid waterlogging ahead of monsoon as people were facing several problems for the past few years.
"In my ward, there is a rainwater drain at Kadri Kambla junction and for the past few years, there was a waterlogging problem due to trash water used to collect and vehicles used to find it difficult to pass in that area," Shetty told ANI.
"Since there was a lot of trash it had to be cleared to avoid waterlogging. We changed our dresses, and then I along with my three party workers entered manhole and cleared the trash," he said.
The Mangaluru BJP Corporator further said that it was not a publicity stunt, and he cleaned the drain to solve the problem of people. "During elections, I had promised people to get the drain cleaned. Since monsoon was coming; something had to be done; we did not do it for publicity but to solve a problem," he said. (ANI)

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