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Gali Chirimaran, Kudia Loi Wala, 1928

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022QQ/1

Scope and Contents

109 x 153 mm. Kucha bounded by tall buildings and blocked by a brick bandi with communicating door. Sullage discharged over water pipes. The sanitary difficulty ‘is complicated by the existence of kuchas [harrow lanes] where it is impossible, for lack of space, for soil carts to go. From such places all refuse must be carried out by hand. It is noticeable how clean and swept the insides of the houses are and how squalid outside … Through this rotting channel, is discharged sullage, frequently over the joints of the water supply pipes. Generally speaking, it may be said that, in spite of great efforts to prevent it, the greater portion of the city is insanitary. ‘A note for the use of the Lahore Improvement Trust Committee’, (Lahore, 1928), p. 6.

Dates

  • 1928

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Language of Materials

English

Finding aid date

2017-04-07 12:28:15+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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