Gujarat: No Bridge Between Villages; Here Is How Children Risk Their Lives To Go To School
No government body in the last two months has paid any heed to reconstruct the bridge.
A bridge between two villages of Gujarat’s Kheda town, which the children crossed every day in order to reach their schools, broke down two months ago.
However, no government body in the last two months has paid any heed to reconstruct the bridge.
For the last two months, this is how children have been going to school:
Risking their lives, locals in Gujarat’s Kheda town commute every day through a bridge that has been in a collapsed state since two months
— ANI Digital (@ani_digital) July 11, 2018
One of the locals told ANI, ‘If we don’t use this bridge, we will have to travel a distance of 10 km instead of 1km.”
— ANI (@ANI) July 11, 2018
Kheda collector IK Patel said on Tuesday, “Construction work will be resumed immediately.”
Kheda: Locals commute b/w Naika & Bherai village through a bridge that broke down 2 months ago; say, ‘if we don’t use this bridge, we will have to travel a distance of 10 km instead of 1 km’. Kheda collector IK Patel says, ‘construction work will be resumed immediately’. #Gujarat pic.twitter.com/kRyhZ5Po7E
— ANI (@ANI) July 10, 2018