‘No water supply’ complains up by 33.68 % in Delhi: NGO

New Delhi: The number of complaints received regarding no water supply in the national capital has gone up from 34,554 in 2015 to 52,100 in 2017, according to a “report card” released by an NGO on Tuesday.

“The number of complaints of no water supply rose dramatically from 34,554 in 2015 to 52,100 in 2017,” according to Praja, a non-partisan organisation working towards enabling accountable governance since 1999.

The report also claimed that the Delhi MLAs had raised the issue of drainage chokes and overflowing manholes only four times in 2017.

“Drainage chokes, blockages and cleaning and overflowing manholes — where there were 16,812 citizen complaints, only four issues were raised by our MLAs in 2017,” reads the report.

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