Tree-trimming snaps cable wires – Times of India

Kolkata: A pre-Puja tree-trimming practice undertaken by the Kolkata Municipal Company (KMC) has left a quantity of south Kolkata thoroughfares strewn with cable Tv and broadband wires, That are mendacity on carriageways, making it dangerous for motorists and pedestrians.
Whereas native cable operators have acted swiftly at some places to clear the cable mess and put them again, each cable and broadband providers have been disrupted throughout a quantity of neighbourhoods in New Alipore, Chetla, Alipore and Bhowanipore Over the previous week. A biker was killed in Salt Lake final week after his entrance wheel acquired entangled in a cable mesh.
“This might be dangerous, so We now have requested all our native operators to take away the wires as quickly as potential. There have been some disruption in service However it was not primary,” said a consultant of the All Bengal Cable and Broadband Operators’ United. He added That the primaryity wires that have been pulled down all by way of tree trimming by KMC have been ‘stay’ ones. “Most lifeless cables, Aside from these Utilized by Mobile telephone operators, have been take awayd from the Bhowanipore-New Alipore-Chetla space, apart from the stretch between Gariahat and Ruby,” he said.
Dead and defunct cables alongside the Rashbehari Avenue-EM Bypass connector have been pulled down by the discussion board final January following a prod by the state authorities. All lifeless wires alongside a 4km stretch between the Ruby crossing and Gariahat junction have been take awayd.