In the past three days, Jaipur, the capital of , has experienced continuous rainfall, resulting in severe flooding in various parts of the city.
Due to the faulty drainage system, areas such as Parkota have seen water levels rise to one to one and a half feet on the roads.
The situation is similar in JLN Marg and Johri Bazar, where the roads resemble flowing rivers.
Despite the efforts of the Municipal Corporation employees to manage the drainage, the accumulation of water on the roads has caused traffic congestion since Sunday evening.
The Sikar Road area in Jaipur faces annual flooding, with water levels reaching three to four feet. This year, due to incessant rains, the road was completely submerged on Monday, making it impossible for vehicles to pass through.
Numerous vehicles became stranded and were unable to move, while heavy vehicles managed to navigate the flooded road.
Ravi Jindal, the President of the Board of Trade, highlights that this has been the situation on Sikar Road for the past decade or more.
The government has been repeatedly urged to implement effective drainage systems, but no concrete solutions have been implemented so far, despite directives from the High Court following a petition by local residents.
The impact of the rain is not limited to Sikar Road. The Road and surrounding colonies and markets have also been flooded with water up to three feet deep.
Similar conditions persist near Kamla Nehru Nagar Pulia on Ajmer Road, where vehicles have been getting stuck in the accumulated water.
JLN Marg, from Trimurti Circle to Ramniwas Bagh, remains submerged with over two feet of water since Sunday evening. In addition, the Johri Bazaar has experienced flooding up to two feet deep.
The Dravyavati river, flowing through the city, has seen a significant increase in water levels, causing traffic disruptions as water passes over the culverts. As a result, areas such as Nirman Nagar and Mansarovar crossing have experienced repeated traffic jams.
Overall, the heavy and continuous rainfall has led to flooding in several areas of , highlighting the longstanding issue of inadequate drainage infrastructure and the need for prompt action to address the situation.