Roads at Batu Caves Indian Settlement to be repaired


  • Nation
  • Saturday, 19 Sep 2020

Compiled by LUTFIL HADI, ALLISON LAI and R. ARAVINTHAN

DAMAGED and pothole-filled roads in the Batu Caves Indian Settlement, one of the oldest organised residential areas in Malaysia, will be repaired soon, Malaysia Nanban reported Selangor Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari saying.

Residents at the settlement have long complained about the roads which are in poor condition.

The matter was also highlighted by village head VS Maniam to the menteri besar.Amirudin, who was visiting the settlement to officiate at a gotong-royong event, had viewed the damaged roads.

Repair works will begin soon and be completed in stages, he said.

Amirudin said that while the government and the public continue to battle Covid-19, Selangor is facing an increasing number of dengue cases.

The efforts taken by the settlement residents in the communal clean-up was a good way to curb the spread of dengue, he added.

The above articles are compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies). As such, stories are grouped according to the respective language/medium. Where a paragraph begins with a >, it denotes a separate news item.

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