250 people sick after drinking contaminated water in Azamgarh

Many people have fallen ill due to contamination in Azamgarh.

Azamgad News: Executive Officer Sampurnanand Tiwari says that there may not have been any bleaching in the water. Deputy Collector Budhanpur said that the matter is being investigated. Anyone found guilty will be prosecuted.

Azamgarh. With the onset of summer, not only did the drinking water crisis begin. Fraud of hand pumps in urban areas has increased the dependence of the people on the water supply of the Nagar Panchayat. At the same time, the polluted water of the Nagar Panchayat is now causing trouble to the common man. Contaminated water supply in Atraulia Nagar Panchayat has been causing problems to the people since last week. In Nagar Panchayat, 250 people have fallen ill at the same time due to drinking contaminated water. He is undergoing treatment at various hospitals.

Contaminated drinking water has been supplied to the Nagar Panchayat since last week. When people fell ill, the HCO of CHC took notice of the matter from the people in the area and fulfilled the responsibility by giving a packet of ORS along with chlorine. Who is responsible for the supply of contaminated water, all these things were ignored.

Most of the affected people are under 18 years of age

Water side effects are more common in people under 18 years of age. At first people didn’t understand why people were sick. When we looked at the water we found that the water was contaminated. After seeing it, yellow and black insects appeared in it. In this case, executive officer Sampurnanand Tiwari says that most of the time there was no bleaching in the water. Deputy Collector Budhanpur said that the matter is being investigated. Anyone found guilty will be prosecuted.Huge outrage among people towards Nagar Panchayat and Health Department

Mahendra Kumar, health education officer at the Community Health Center, distributed chlorine, ORS in the city, but did not help the sick. The overall situation seemed illegal. There is a lot of anger among the people about the Nagar Panchayat and the health department.




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