Despite the directives of chief minister to make them pothole free, a number of roads in Lucknow are not yet repaired.
The supply of safe drinking water is possible only in 60% of the city, claim Jal Sansthan officials, adding that 50% of the connections are illegal. Forty per cent of Lucknowites are dependent on submersibles and handpumps to meet their daily water needs.
“Lack of last-mile connectivity from Metro stations and proper bus service in a rapidly expanding city is another problem faced by commuters.
Potholed roads continue to give commuters a bumpy ride.