NON-FUNC­TIONAL LIGHTS LEAD TO TRAF­FIC JAMS

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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.

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