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East Delhi sinking under garbage piles; lack of waste-dumping space

East Delhi sinking under garbage piles; lack of waste-dumping space
05 Sep 2017
  • East Delhi is facing a severe sanitation crisis after Rani Khera residents refused to allow dumping of waste in their neighborhood.
  • East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) is reportedly running out waste-dumping space.
  • EDMC started collecting only 50% of the generated garbage in East Delhi following Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal's ban on waste-dumping at Ghazipur landfill that caved in on 1 September, killing two.
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  • Residents say no to waste-dumping
    FACT
    On 3 September, residents of Delhi's Rani Khera and nearby villages decided not to allow dumping of waste in their neighborhood. After Delhi L-G Anil Baijal directed waste dumping at Ghazipur must stop immediately, EDMC decided to dump the waste at Rani Khera.

    Agitated locals continue to block waste-dumping at Rani Khera
    East Delhi
  • An EDMC official said East Delhi generates around 2,500 tonnes of waste every day.
  • He added only 1,200 tonnes of garbage was lifted from those areas and sent to the waste-to-energy plant in Ghazipur; some of the waste was also being sent to a landfill site in Okhla.
  • Angry Rani Khera residents continue to oppose waste-dumping at EDMC's proposed landfill in their neighborhood.



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