Ahmedabad News| Rain brings relief, flights disrupted at SVPI Airport & more

Ahmedabad News| Rain brings relief, flights disrupted at SVPI Airport & more

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Pre-School Association protests against AMC's actions, rainfall continues to bring relief and challenges to the city, bad weather disrupts flights at SVPI Airport, and more. Catch up with the latest news of your city with this Ahmedabad News Roundup.

Rainfall brings relief and challenges to the city

Ahmedabad experienced 2.5 inches of rain on Tuesday, bringing the total rainfall to 7.16 inches so far. The monsoon showers have brought cooler weather and winds.

However, the initial rains have also caused waterlogging and severe potholes. The city reported 3 instances of fallen trees and received 72 complaints of waterlogging within 24 hours until Tuesday evening.

Pre-School Association protests against AMC's actions

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has sealed over 300 pre-schools in Ahmedabad. In response, the Pre-school Association of Gujarat, Ahmedabad Chapter, held a silent protest on Tuesday.

The association demanded that pre-schools be governed by the Women and Child Development Department, similar to Anganwadis. They also urged the civic body to focus on obtaining structural stability reports instead of seeking Building Use permissions from the schools.

Bad weather disrupts flights at SVPI Airport

Severe weather conditions in Ahmedabad and several other parts of the country have caused significant disruptions at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International (SVPI) Airport.

On Tuesday, bad weather led to rotational delays in flight operations, resulting in the cancellation of four flights and delays for 34 others, including 12 arrivals and 22 departures.

New book on Rath Yatra launched

In anticipation of the Rath Yatra celebrations on July 7, former City Police Commissioner and retired IPS officer Sanjay Srivastava launched a new book titled "Ahmedabad Rathyatra: A Journey of Miracles" on Tuesday.

The book, co-authored by Srivastava, was unveiled in the presence of the state's Chief Minister and Minister of State for Home. It explores the history of the Jagannath Temple in Ahmedabad, the rituals of the Rath Yatra, and its various components.

New rules for learner’s licence online test yet to be implemented in Gujarat

The recently updated Central Motor Vehicles Rules mandate individuals taking the learner’s licence online test to complete an online study module beforehand. The new rules also lower the passing standard of the test to 60%.

Despite being notified in February 2023, these rules have not yet been implemented in Gujarat.

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