ONLINE STORY: DUST PROBLEMS IN AURANGABAD
RISING DUST PROBLEMS IN AURANGABAD
As if the unkempt roads was not a major problem faced by the citizens of Aurangabad, the rising dust and pollution on the roads has worsened the situation even more. “People now come in with complain of dust allergy, asthma, or COPD which all arise due to excess dust in the air,” says Dr. Najam Khan. Earlier people would face problems relating to water by the rise of dust has increased problems.
The dust found in the surrounding not only affects the health of a person directly but is affecting the food consumed. The food stalls and shops at the road side sell dust harmed food which not only harms the consumer but also the shop owners since the food gets spoiled forcing them to throw it and also by reducing their customers. Afroz Lala Shah, owner of the Sahara Hotel complains that dust in the road affects his business and although complains were registered no action has been taken yet.