The area seems to be calm and what appears to be lacking is participation and inclusiveness. As far as water supply is concerned, the colony people are quite content and rarely complain.

However, one has to commute a long distance to shop for groceries and household requirements, said a worried resident A. Krishnaveni of Rama Raju Nagar. She said,

“Except for those who have their own transport facilities, it is tough to commute as the street corners lack lights. Most importantly, one can find a lot of stray dogs bothering the passersby.”

From visiting the vegetable market to buying groceries and clothes, the colony people have to commute to Peda Waltair or MVP Colony for their daily needs.

Those who don’t have their own transportation need to walk further for an auto.

Pointing out at the area lying adjacent to the house, president of Rama Raju Nagar Residents Welfare Association V.V.S.M. Trinadh said that some persons had occupied the place and set up a cowshed there. “The owners of the house don’t live in the city and these people have taken advantage of the open area. And during rainy season, the stagnant water coupled with cattle waste becomes a breeding ground for mosquitoes which in turn cause infectious diseases like dengue, malaria,” said the doctor. Though the residents of the colony claim to be organised, segregating dry and wet waste on a daily basis, there seems to be a lot of debris scattered near the park.

The deserted park is used by people in the neighbourhood for defecation, urination and dumping garbage, robbing the charm of the otherwise posh and beautiful setting.


  • Stagnant water, coupled with cattle waste, becomes a breeding ground for mosquitoes, which in turn cause diseases like dengue and malaria, says residents’ welfare association president V.V.S.M. Trinadh