Residents of Punawale village, which falls within the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation limits, on Wednesday staged a 15-minute rasta roko agitation on the Katraj-Dehu road bypass to demand the construction of a subway to enable citizens to safely cross the bypass.
Nationalist Congress Party corporator Ganesh Bhondwe, who led the agitation, said, “Villagers have been demanding that the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) construct a subway to give safe passage to villagers living along the bypass, where vehicles travel at great speed.”
Farms owned by villagers are located on the other side of the bypass, which is also used by Ravet residents going to Dehu road
Bhondwe and the villagers submitted a memorandum of their demand to Shankar Pawar, manager (technical), NHAI.
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