Roadside food stalls satisfy taste buds but trigger tensions too

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 22 Nov 2017 10:53:03


Staff Reporter,

Temporary encroachments of food kiosks are mushrooming all around the city but the vacant land adjacent to the Jabalpur Sports Club, Naudra Bridge has especially be come a headache for the common people as it is causing serious trouble to the commuters using road connecting Rajive Gandhi Square to Karamchand Chowk.

The irrgular parking of vehicles at the food stalls encroaching the roadside and vacant plot of Jabalpur Municipal Corporation chocking the road causing traffic right from afternoon onwards till late evening.

The food kiosks selling non-veg food openly is another reason that is causing huge trouble to the devotees coming to the
temples situated at Naudara Bridge. Besides this, a wine shop has also opened on this road keeping aside the regulation of non-issuance of permission for Liquor shop near the schools and temples.

On this road two important educational institutions are lying including one school and one college. Right form start of the day due to operation of liquor shops causing trouble to the students of the girls’ school and college situated on this route.
To serve the customers some shops of edible items were also remain open in the afternoon having presence of anti-social elements throwing comment on the students, passer bye women and girls.

Local authorities of Jabalpur Municipal Corporation, District Administration, Police Department and Traffic Police Department who are responsible to control mushrooming temporary encroachments on the valuable land of Municipal Corporation are giving blind eye to problems and troubles causing to the people coming for temple, school and market due to irregular parking and traffic condition occurred.

Besides this unhygienic ambiances of the ground which were used as dumping yard of city solid waste in previous years as well as no arrangement of disposal of food and water used in cooking of edibles mostly non-vegetarian in open is a major threat on the health of the consumers. The officials are also seems ignoring the ongoing irregularities on this road.