Seepage from sewerage line spells trouble for Sonar Fort; Jaipur NYOOOZ

India – Hill Forts of Rajasthan

Summary: “Failure of Jaisalmer Fort wall is a serious warning sign that the world heritage site may go into danger list unless the cause is arrested immediately. There are many mistakes in laying the sewerage line due to which water is getting into the foundation of the fort making it weak and hollow. The fort wall, even if rebuilt, will fall again until the sewerage infrastructure is functioning fully with no seepage into the hill and until all encroachments and new illegal constructions are completely stopped. The problem as and according to experts, serious efforts are required to stop this seepage.New sewerage line was laid and started, but water is leaking when one goes towards Shiv Road in the fort. “She added that the fort can only be saved if all agencies work in cohesion with the local residents.

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