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Gurgaon welcomes its commuters with bumpy rides!
Known as the Millenium City, Gurgaon has a problem which seems to be a never ending one - the roads. Gurgaon has witnessed rapid urbanisation, chiefly as a result of multinational corporations opening outsourcing offices in the city.

Home to most young entrepreneurs and multi-national companies, the roads suffer negligence from the government as well as the people residing here. The roads do not only spoil the surroundings but also pose a major safety threat to the daily commuters who experience the pothole-riddled stretches, which are covered with slush, stones and dust everyday.

The slow moving traffic due to the ramshackled roads adds to the woes of motorists during peak hours. The worst affected Mehrauli-Gurgaon road owes its credit to the Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) which is better known for its laid back attitude to maintaining roads.

The commuters coming to Mehrauli and Chattarpur side also face a bumpy ride on the stretch as they enter daily border. A good number of diversions and U-turns just acts as cherry on top. After the commissioning of Gurgaon-Faridabad Expressway, the number of vehicles have increased multifold and over 50,000 vehicles pass through this junction.

There is no speed limit on Gurgaon and Faridabad road and earlier several road accidents had occurred,but district administration has done precious little to avoid this. The residents of Gurgaon have demonstrated against the administration for neglecting the traffic at the crossing and the condition of the road.

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Oscar Fernandes had also took note of the deteriorating condition of the roads. Daily Mail has quoted him while saying, "We studied the area with NHAI and the district administrative officials to finalise suitable options of whether a flyover bridge or an underpass will be helpful for commuters.”

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