Connect with us

Internet

A Delhi Garbage Dump Is Getting Rave Reviews on Google

Published

on

Many people rely on Google for viewing eateries or film reviews. But do you know the people have also been reviewing the Ghazipur “mountain of garbage” in east Delhi?

On Google, there are, in fact, now over 200 reviews of the garbage dump. And the “highly recommended” place, which is now threatening to surpass the height of the Qutub Minar, is drawing some of the sharpest sarcasm-filled reviews.

If one reviewer called it the “must go place with your friends, family and business partners,” another termed it the “best location for a family outing”.

“Do try the Punjabi salad at the food court here,” wrote another, in an attempt to highlight, ironically, the unhygienic place that gives off a particularly powerful stench.

Most waste generated in east, central and Old Delhi find its way to the Ghazipur landfill. There are two other landfills in Delhi – one at Okhla (in the south) and the other at Bhalswa (in the north).

A constant source of air pollution and accidents, nearly one per cent of the “over-saturated” Ghazipur landfill collapsed in September 2017, claiming two lives.

Even as the waste management rules call for effective recycling and have set a 20-metre cap on landfill sites, Delhi’s huge un-engineered dumping grounds have grown by several metres over the years, leading people to resort to sarcasm in an attempt to attract the authorities’ attention to the site.

“This mountain is a treat to watch. Why we drive to hilly places to see hills? We have our own mountain here, made by us in collaboration with the government. Trekking with the help of plastic is a must do activity (sic),” wrote an user who gave four stars to the “mountain of garbage”.

“Great place for foreign tourists who want to see the ‘real India’,” said another who also gave the landfill four stars. The overall current rating of the garbage dump on Google is 4.0.

Source link

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Internet

Anycubic Photon Mono X Review

Published

on

The Anycubic Photon Mono X was released in the year 2021 with a promise of relatively large, fast, inexpensive 3D prints. This device is an SLA (liquid resin) 3D printer, made to deliver results similar to those of far more expensive 3D printers, here with only the essentials in play. Don’t let that balance in favor of cost-effectiveness fool you … Continue reading

Continue Reading

Internet

Never Mount Your TV Above a Fireplace. Here’s Why

Published

on

TV mounted above fireplaceFireplaces and large televisions are in constant competition over being your living room’s key point of focus. Because of this, often times a homeowner will mount the television above the fireplace, so that each object is positioned in a manner that can be appreciated from the same angles. Seating in some rooms can be tricky enough without having to worry … Continue reading

Continue Reading

Internet

Apple could turn Epic Games’ app tax victory into unexpected defeat

Published

on

AppleFor years, developers and platform makers have been waging an almost silent war over how much each can really take out of every successful purchase or subscription. That struggle was brought to light recently when Epic Games not only publicly questioned the status quo but even dared to sue giants like Apple and Google. The repercussions of those lawsuits have … Continue reading

Continue Reading

Trending