Kapilvastu, Aug. 24 -- If paperwork is anything to go by, the Juguniya-Birnagar Road Upgradation Project in Bijayanagar completed in the last fiscal year. The contractor received the final instalment of the budget before July after completion of the work. However, road upgradation work is still ongoing along the road stretch.

The locals claim that the upgradation work has not only been delayed, but it has also been substandard.

"The road is almost the same as it was before. The contractor just spread 8-10 trolleys of sand and pebble in the name of road upgradation," said Govardan Yadav, a local.

The locals expressed their dissatisfaction with the elected representatives, stating that they have failed to ensure timely completion of work...