In Odisha’s capital city Bhubaneswar, heaps of garbage and plastic waste can be seen piling up on roadside and in several residential areas, laying bare the struggle of the civic authorities to address the issue. These scenes captured on cam are not a sight for the sore eyes.
Heaps of filth lining Lewis Road as a Mo Bus crosses the stinking area.
A stray dog was seen moving around the dump where there is chance to get some 'stale' food.
The 'ragpickers' in Mancheswar.
Small kids and women seen picking up plastic wastes from a dump near Mancheswar area.
This image, showing a kid out on morning walk, is from Canal Road in Jharpada. The bins are full, unpicked garbage dumps almost coming on the way of pedestrians.
Scenes from Chintamaniswar in Bhubaneswar.
Mountains of garbage at the Canal Road in Badagada area. Stinking heaps are not only grave health hazards but a shame for the smart city!
All kinds of waste including plastic cloth, bags, plastic trash and cups from a feast have piled up on canal road.
Visuals from a residential colony in Rameswar Patna in Old Town Locality in Bhubaneswar
These scenes expose lack of disposal measures for burgeoning garbage dumps.
Mounting filth has triggered rise in air pollution and other environmental hazards. This image is from Samantarapur area.
Over the last few days, the city is facing a severe garbage crisis as BMC has reportedly failed to resolve prevailing dumping yard issues.