Delhi High Court
Delhi High Court

Delhi water-logging: Court seeks report in ten days

ANI | Updated: Jul 16, 2018 23:22 IST

New Delhi [India], July 16 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Monday took suo moto cognisance of the water-logging problem in the national capital and issued a notice to the civic bodies, Delhi Jal Board and the Union Ministry of Urban Development.
The court further directed the Chief Secretary of the Delhi government, Anshu Prakash, to convene a meeting in this regard and file a report within ten days.
The High Court also sought a response from the Public Works Department (PWD) and the government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT).
The Jal Board will be filing a separate affidavit explaining the manner in which drainage of rainwater takes place and what system is in place for the same.
The court pulled up the authorities while making a reference to the incident of a bus getting stuck on a water-logged road under Minto Bridge after heavy rains lashed several parts of the national capital region (NCR) on Monday.
The matter will be next heard on July 26. (ANI)

iocl
iocl