NON-FUNCTIONAL LIGHTS LEAD TO TRAFFIC JAMS
Traffic chaos was witnessed on city roads on Monday morning as the traffic lights remained non-functional due to the power breakdown. The situation was particularly bad during the rush hours between 7.30 am and 9.30 am. Long traffic jams were witnessed on the roads leading to offices on the Madhya Marg, and in Sectors 9, 17, 22, 26, 27,31 34, 35, 37, 41, 44, 48 and Manimajra. At some of the intersections, including Matka Chowk, Press Chowk and the transport light point in Sector 26, traffic jams lasted up to half an hour. Traffic chaos was also witnessed on roads leading to educational institutions. The stretch leading to schools in Sector 26 was choc-a-bloc with vehicles. No policemen were deployed to regulate the flow of traffic.