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Illegal Parking Spoils GCDA's Efforts

The one-km Justice V R Krishna Iyer Road at Kadavanthra from Sasthri Nagar to K P Vallon Road seems an envious project of the GCDA.But illegal parking is playing spoilsport

Published: 30th November 2015 05:52 AM  |   Last Updated: 30th November 2015 05:52 AM   |  A+A-

Illegal Parking

KOCHI: The Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA) constructed the Justice V R Krishna Iyer Road at Kadavanthra  spending `3.5 crore. For this project, the GCDA had acquired 95 cents of land from three land owners. Though the project remained a non-starter for over two decades, it finally become a reality with 15 feet width. Drains have been constructed on both sides of the road along with footpaths.

In addition, a culvert has been built across the road so as to avoid water-logging and concreting has been done. The one-kilometre stretch from Sasthri Nagar to K P Vallon Road seems to be an envious project of the GCDA.

But what mars the beauty of the road is illegal parking. With this, all the attractions of the road are of no use. As the road  leads away from the busiest Kadavanthara area, many opt this as a parking space. It is people who are working in the business establishments who are mainly parking their vehicles on the stretch.

“Compared to any other road in the Kadavanthra locality, this is a wider one. As many as 50 parked cars are a regular sight on the stretch. The cold mentality of the authorities concerned is the major reason for the parking issue on the stretch,” said a local man on the issue.

When contacted, GCDA authorities said that the police had been informed about the issue, but no action has yet been taken.



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