Ghaziabad’s Rajnagar Extension: Battleground of Filth and Misery on Gurudwara Road

A Tale of Civic Woes: Rajnagar Extension Residents Battle Garbage and Its Consequences

Rajnagar Extension, Ghaziabad: In the heart of the Rajnagar Extension, opposite Brave Hearts Society lies a road that seems to defy the ideals of cleanliness and serenity. Gurudwara Road, an otherwise bustling thoroughfare, has become a symbol of the civic issues plaguing the residents of this vibrant neighborhood.

The residents, numbering in the thousands, find themselves trapped amidst heaps of garbage that have transformed their surroundings into a constant source of distress. The mounting piles of waste not only mar the aesthetics of the area but also emit a putrid stench that lingers in the air, causing immense discomfort to the locals.


The repercussions of this dismal state of affairs extend far beyond. Diseases have become rampant, with the resident’s falling victim to the unhygienic environment. Mosquitoes, attracted by the unattended waste, swarm the vicinity, leading to a surge in mosquito-borne illnesses. Families are left grappling with the constant threat of dengue, malaria, and other vector-borne diseases, exacerbating their misery.

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Moreover, the presence of garbage acts as a breeding ground for pests and rodents, turning homes into battlefields against an incessant invasion. The once-peaceful coexistence between the residents and these unwelcome creatures has given way to sleepless nights and compromised hygiene.

While the plight of the residents is evident, their appeals for assistance have seemingly fallen on deaf ears. The local authorities, burdened by administrative constraints or oversight, have failed to address the pressing concerns of the community. With no respite in sight, the residents of Rajnagar Extension find themselves caught in a vicious cycle of suffering, grappling with both the immediate consequences of their surroundings and the long-term implications for their well-being.

Despite the adversity they face, the residents of Rajnagar Extension have not lost hope. Several community-driven initiatives have sprung up, aiming to raise awareness and tackle the challenges head-on. Volunteer groups, comprising passionate individuals from all walks of life, have taken it upon themselves to organize clean-up drives and awareness campaigns, urging the authorities to step up and fulfill their civic duties.

With a shared determination to reclaim their neighborhood from the clutches of neglect, the residents are forging ahead, demanding a cleaner, healthier environment that they deserve.

As the sun sets on Gurudwara Road, the residents of Rajnagar Extension continue their battle against the mounting garbage and its consequences. It is high time that the authorities acknowledge the plight of these resilient individuals and work together with the residents to transform Rajnagar Extension into a symbol of progress, cleanliness, and well-being. Only then can the residents of Rajnagar Extension reclaim the peace and harmony that once defined their lives.

Umesh Kumar

Umesh is a senior journalist with more than 15 years of experience. Freelance photo journalist with some leading newspapers, magazines, and news websites and is now associated with Local Post as Consulting Editor

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