Despite the IMD forecast, the Cuttack civic body is yet to clean the drains with most of the drains choked by silt, garbage and solid waste including polythene bags and other plastic waste.
In the absence of a boundary wall, the crematorium, which does not have proper lighting is now filled with wild bushes and unwanted vegetation.
The Cuttack Municipal Corporation is yet to ban the engagement of safai karmacharis in hazardous manual cleaning of sewers, pays meagre wages while not providing basic necessities like soaps.
As per reports, different slums located in CMC's ward nos 35, 38 and 40 were demolished during the last one-and-a-half years for expansion of SCB.
Locals said that they are making the honey using sugar syrup, chemicals and essence and in order to win the confidence of their customers, the traders place a few dried honey combs near the stock.
Of the total 59 wards, 50 per cent seats will be reserved. Twelve seats will be reserved for other backward classes, one for SC, seven seats for ST, 19 for women and 20 for general category.
As a result, the civic body is not only losing out on revenue but also does not have details of business establishments within its jurisdiction.
Over 250 people of 50 families have been residing in Jagannath Vihar, located near Jagatpur IB Square in ward no 48 of CMC for the last 20 years.
During the raid, the civic body's officials found the outlet was selling buns and breads which were past their 'best before' date.
CMC officials raided the Reliance Fresh outlet at Kanika Chhak on the allegations that it was selling synthetic eggs to customers.
Meanwhile, the Cuttack Mahanagar Nagarika Mahasabha has opposed the CMC’s move of shifting the deer to outside the civic body’s jurisdiction.
Heaps of debris dumped on roadside at several residential and market areas in the city have further narrowed down the congested roads and by-lanes in the city.
CMC Commissioner Ananya Das said as per the police directive, the civic body has started digging artificial ponds at the designated spots across the city from Wednesday.
According to the city health officer, while most of the eggs were rotten, some had even hatched.
It will submit a proposal to the government to either cover open drains or erect 10-ft-high nets on both sides in the Twin City.