A wind storm brought down the doors and windows of homes in Stellar Jeevan project in Greater Noida, ACs fell, cracks appeared, highlighting the issue of the poor construction quality of apartments. CJ team's Mehak Zubair gets you the inside report.
The changing skylines, the aspiration middle- class and that ultimate dream of owning a home in the city. But what if that dream is rudely cut short by the very builder who promised it? What if your life’s saving went into a project that looks nothing that what you had been guaranteed? That’s the unfortunate story for hundreds and thousands of buyers across the National capital region. On the CJ+ show they have decided to speak out, it's #BuyersVsBuilders special:
Aatish Jaisvar and his friends live in Mumbai's congested slum of Dharavi. The children of this slum used an open plot to play, eight years ago construction of a sports complex started on this plot. But now Aatish and others children of Dharavi just cannot afford the membership. Aathish is turning a citizen journalist to fight for his right to play.
The construction of a flyover has meant incessant traffic jams-Rambagh flyover has missed the deadline, exceeded budget and yet is no where near completion. Popular voice from the city, RJ Nasir Khan turns Citizen Journalist and gets you his CJ+ report, where he says "it's difficult to tell if there are potholes in the road or road in potholes".
Shahzad Alam stopped a car jumping red light, moments later he was hit by the same car in an incident of #RoadRage. After a month long bed rest, he still walks with a limp. Shahzad turns CJ and recounts his story:
Citizen of Thane are coming together and speaking out to demand the widening of a vital link bridge from Thane to Mumbai- the Kopri bridge. Everyday lakhs of commuters here have to face traffic snarls and congestion, waiting for the widening that has been in the pipeline for the last 10 years. Gautam Naidu and Shiv Mattu- two citizen journalists reporting from Kopri bridge:
Dr. A Rehman wrote to us on our website, wanting to take up the issue of a unauthorized garbage dump right next to his residential society in Ghaziabad. He had written to various authorities before, collected pictures, made videos and mobilized others residents. Rehman had been fighting this battle with no results for the last 3 years. CJ+ team has now joined hands with this citizen’s efforts, here is Dr. Rehman’s CJ+ report.
Builders Dupe Buyers. The lack of a governing body has meant- delay is possessions, additional charges, poor quality construction, problems that almost every home buyer is facing. Puneesh Kapoor booked a flat in Supertech, Greater Noida in 2010, but still awaits the day he can call it home. He today turns CJ to bring up this issue:
Citizen Journalist Nipun Malhotra uses wheelchair to commute. He highlights the challenges that a disabled person has to face while travelling in Delhi. From ATMs to local buses, from banks to post offices, everything is Inaccessible. Watch Nipun's fight here: