BHIWANDI, Sept. 19 -- Lakhs of people travel in and out of the loom town on any given day of the week, thanks to its many power looms and warehouses. Comparatively, a meagre Rs.30Cr is spent on repairing the roads in this city over the last five years.

The Bhiwandi-Nizampur City Municipal Corporation (BNCMC) has claimed that it does not have sufficient revenue generation for road repairs. For over a month, residents, political parties and activists have been raising the issue of pothole-filled roads all across Bhiwandi.

The poor road conditions and the huge craters resembling little ponds or pools have become the brunt of trolls on various social media platforms. While the BNCMC is awaiting a dry spell to fill the potholes and level the r...