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Sector 71 residents upset with garbage dumping and burning

Source: Hindustan Times, Gurgaon, Date: , 2017

Source: Hindustan Times, Gurgaon, Oct 28, 2017:- There are large chunks of unused land in Sector 71 which is commonly used for dumping and burning waste. Although Sector 71 is largely home to urban settlers, residents said civic authorities have been negligent towards it. We have been imposing fines and this issue (waste burning) will be dealt with, Vijender Sharma, senior sanitation officer, MCG, said. Residents of Sector 71 and Sohna Road have alleged that despite repeated complaints to civic authorities about widespread dumping and burning of unsegregated waste in the area, no action has been taken. A police team rushed to the spot and caught people allegedly involved in waste burning.

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