Protection against Chinese manjha: cut-views being installed on 11 overflights of Prayagraj
The state government sanctioned ??20 crore for the installation of cutters in Prayagraj as well as in neighboring Kaushambi
After a series of incidents in which two-wheeler and bicycle riders were seriously injured after striking thin Chinese kite wires or manjha while crossing overflights, up to 11 overflights of Prayagraj are equipped of “sight cuts” or fibers six feet high. walls.
The state government sanctioned ??20 crore for the installation of cutters in Prayagraj as well as in the nearby town of Kaushambi, officials said.
Of note, in recent years there have been numerous reports in the town of Prayagraj where commuters have encountered Chinese yarn used to fly kites. Although the district police have taken strict measures against those who trade in these illegal Chinese-made yarns and even raided several stores in the Old City, the sale of these “dangerous yarns” continues unabated. released.
It turns out that the inhabitants of the localities outside the big flyovers of the city indulge in the flight of kites using these Chinese threads quite resistant and often covered with scraps of glass which can be fatal when someone hits them, causing serious injury to the part of the body that comes in contact with the wire.
Now, with the view cutter installed on both sides of the overflights, commuters will not run into this thread, reducing the chances of such incidents to zero, officials said.
UP Bridge Corporation chief engineer RK Singh said: âView cutters are installed at several of the city’s flyovers, including the Rambagh flyover (which is one of the main locations where such incidents have occurred in the past), Pani -Ki-Tanki overflight, Chaufatka overflight, Alopibagh, MNNIT rail gateway, Phulpur gateway, Karchana gateway, Naini gateway, Saiyaara gateway from Kaushambi, Sirathu gateway to Kaushambi and Manauri gateway .