Chennai

Readers' clicks – July 22-23

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Nilesh Jain sends this picture from Sowcarpet.
Madan: This pavement on Veeraswamy Street, Egmore, Chennai - 600008, had been dug up for stormwater drain two years back and still remains incomplete.
Sridhar: This the view of the 6th East Street Kamaraj Nagar Thiruvanmiyur. The enclosure for the garbage and the mobile garbage container cover half of the road and there is a tree on the other side. These combined make it difficult for the pedestrians to cross the road.
Fr. Anson Panengaden: This is the road in front of Christ Matriculation Hr. Sec. School, Sennerkuppam, Poonamallee, Chennai-56.
Radha sends us this picture from Azeez Nagar, Kodambakkam.
Sivakumar: 1st Main Rd, Seethamal extension Teynampet, Chennai 18.
There is a coffee shop in the intersection of Cenotaph 1st street and 1st main Rd, Seethamal ext, Teynampet has blocked the entire footpath with their generator, building materials and a coffee bar for more than a year.
M.C. Madhavan sends this picture from near Ambattur (Karukku Village DTP Colony Near Pattaravakkam Rly Statio)
Chakrapani. A: This is a 20 feet road in Malaviya Avenue 1st street adjoining MG Road leading to Besant Nagar. The road corner is used as a public dumping space and an intermediate dump yard for Corporation.
Rajesh Kumar sends us this picture from Lakshmi Street, Balaiah Garden, Madipakkam
A Mahesh Kumar: This is Sannathi Street, Near Taramani Pillayar Koil Bus Stop, Taramani - 113. Ward No. 180.
PK Raghavan: This picture depicts the pathetic view of Chromepet MIT Fly over Service Road adjoining New Colony. Almost all footpaths are occupied by the business establishments without impunity. Customers visiting those shops have no qualm in leaving the vehicle haphazardly on the carriage way.

The Hindu's Right to Walk campaign is an attempt to reclaim our city’s footpaths for pedestrians. Through a targeted print and online campaign it hopes to empower residents and goad local officials to act. Here, we showcase photos and stories shared by our readers. For more stories go to My Chennai My Right

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