New Delhi: As heavy rains lashed the national capital several areas have reportedly been waterlogged, former cricketer and BJP MP Gautam Gambhir trained his guns at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
Gambhir tweeted a video of a cart carrying people in the waterlogged streets of Delhi which comes across a bump and most of the passengers fall off. He wrote, "This is not the Delhi ruled by 14th century Tughlaq but by Tughlaq of the 21st century!"
ये 14वीं सदी के तुग़लक़ की नहीं बल्कि 21वीं सदी के तुग़लक़ की दिल्ली है! pic.twitter.com/zM9ug41cXI
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) August 13, 2020
On Thursday, incessant rains left several areas inundated, in Delhi's Zakheera underpass a bus, auto and a car got submerged in water. Passersby helped in removing the auto and car but the bus was stuck for a longer period of time.
Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicts heavy rains will continue over Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and parts of Madhya Pradesh with thunderstorms and light to moderate intensity downpour.
The Palam observatory has recorded 86 mm rainfall till 5:30 am on Thursday while the Safdarjung weather station gauged 42.4 mm rainfall. Rainfall recorded below 15 mm is considered light, between 15 and 64.5 mm is moderate and above 64.5 mm is heavy.
In a similar incident of waterlogging in the streets of Delhi, almost a month ago, on Sunday (July 19) morning, a body of an auto driver was found near Minto Bridge. The auto driver, identified as Kundan, had died by drowning under the waterlogged Minto Bridge.