NOIDA, March 2 -- Residents of sectors 76, 77 and 78, among some others have demanded that the Noida authority develop a dense forest along an internal road in the area.

"We have submitted a letter to the Noida authority demanding a dense forest in our neighbourhood. We have also put forth our demands before top officials of the authority," said Amit Gupta, a member of the Progressive Community Foundation - a social group formed by the residents of Noida sectors 74, 75, 76, 77, 78 and others.

There are dozens of group housing societies in these sectors. Each sector is home to several high-rise societies. But they are yet to have access to adequate green areas . Residents said in addition, the land along the internal roads is yet to be dev...