Recently a two-year-old boy was killed by stray dogs in the Golconda area. This is the second such incident in a month's time.
The State government will make all efforts to see that water flowing into Musi is free from pollution, announced MAUD Minister KT Rama Rao, on Thursday.
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For decades, Puranapul across the Musi river has been crying for attention after it was rendered dirty by hawkers who dumped waste near the bridge.
Irrigation officials suggest that bridges & check dams should be separate to avoid disturbing the floodwater system.
The fact that these slums are located on the banks of Musi river has made matters worse, exposing the residents to water-borne and vector-borne diseases.
While these search operations have become common in the lower income communities in the city, the timing of these checks in these slums has left the residents concerned.
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Locals, who noticed the body, alerted the local police, who recovered the body from the stream and shifted it to Gandhi Hospital mortuary.
According to sources, the HRDCL will soon be conducting a design competition and has already invited architects, consultants, students of architecture and other experts to submit their designs.
A Disaster Response Force (DRF) team along with the police is searching for the body at Chaderghat and Moosarambagh areas but without success till last reports came in.
The rise in water level in River Musi following recent heavy rains has turned into the Grim Reaper for the unwary citizens.
Coincidently, September 28 marks exactly 113 years since the overflowing Musi river had caused devastating floods and massive destruction in 1908.
Residents also complain of unbearable stench and increased mosquito menace as floodwater enters houses.
The rise in water levels began after floodgates of Himayatsagar and Osmansagar reservoirs were opened, following heavy rains in the State.