Transformer near dumper bin on Ponnur Road causing worry to residents

Residents and the general public use the open area near the transformer at Anandpet on Ponnur Road in the city to dump waste.

Published: 26th November 2017 02:23 AM  |   Last Updated: 26th November 2017 10:38 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

GUNTUR: Residents and the general public use the open area near the transformer at Anandpet on Ponnur Road in the city to dump waste. A huge mound of waste lies next to the electrical transformer on the stretch. “This has raised fears among residents of a major mishap in the event of wet waste coming in contact with the transformer,” says S Mahalakshmi, a resident of Anandpet. 

The residents have been demanding that the GMC officials arrange dumper bins to enable them throw waste. They have also urged the APSPDCL to build a fence around the transformer.Residents believe that a solution can only be reached when residents cooperate with authorities and learn the importance of home-to-home garbage collection and disposal scheme. 

People continue to spend sleepless nights

Waste piles up in garbage bin placed near transformer at Anandpet 
The residents are worried about potential accidents and electrocutions, especially while children play in the area
Not only the parents but also the residents on the road keep an eye on the children fearing that something might happen to them
The residents demanded that the APSPDCL officials build a fence around transformer 
Repeated complaints to the authorities went in vain

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