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Youth to sit on fast-unto-death for civic amenities Wednesday, October 10, 2001
TIMES NEWS NETWORK
AHMEDABAD: President of Qutub Nav-Yuvak Committee Rafiq Fruitwala has threatened to sit on a fast-unto-death from October 22 onwards to press Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) to provide basic civic amenities to Kutubnagar and other areas in the Vatva ward.
Kutubnagar residents are forced to walk a kilometre everyday to fetch water. The gutter lines have been laid since the last two years, but the AMC has reportedly failed to make the lines functional or even provide gutter connections to the residents.
Fruitwala said that the residents of the area have been writing applications to the corporation for the last 13 years but to no avail.
Fruitwala has threatened to go on an indefinite fast owing to the apathy of the corporation on this matter.
News Source : The Times of India [India's best Newspaper]