Delhi Congress councillor dumps garbage at NDMC mayor commissioners offices

first_img Press Trust of India New DelhiJuly 15, 2019UPDATED: July 15, 2019 17:39 IST Congress councillor Guddi Devi Monday dumped trash in front of the offices of North Corporation’s mayor and commissioner, alleging poor sanitation in her area. (Representative Image)HIGHLIGHTSCongress councillor Guddi Devi on Monday dumped garbage in front of the offices of North Corporation’s mayor and commissionerThe Malka Ganj ward councillor first deposited dry waste in front of North Delhi MayorShe threw trash as a mark of protest “to draw attention to the pathetic sanitation situation in my ward”Congress councillor Guddi Devi on Monday chose a bizarre way to protest as she dumped trash in front of the offices of North Corporation’s mayor and commissioner, alleging poor sanitation condition in her ward.The Malka Ganj ward councillor first deposited dry waste in front of North Delhi Mayor Avtar Singh’s office soon after the NDMC House was adjourned for the day in the wake of the death of a councillor.She then put garbage right outside the door of the office of NDMC Commissioner Varsha Joshi.Joshi came out of her office after hearing the commotion and ordered a sweeping of the area.There was no immediate reaction from the mayor or the commissioner.Guddi told reporters at the Civic Center, “I did this protest to draw attention to the pathetic sanitation situation in my ward”.”I had gone to a child’s funeral and the bereaved family was sitting next to a mound of filth,” she alleged.”If in my ward, people can live alongside garbage, these big officials should also know what it means to live that life,” Devi said.She claimed that she had raised the issue in the NDMC House too but the authorities did not pay heed.”Number of sanitation workers in my ward has also been reduced,” she alleged.ALSO READ | Delhi newspaper hawkers take charge of cleaning Yamuna river banksALSO WATCH | 1500 evacuated as Yamuna crosses danger mark in DelhiFor the latest World Cup news, live scores and fixtures for World Cup 2019, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for World Cup news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byPrakriti Sharma Delhi: Congress councillor Guddi Devi dumps garbage at North Corporation’s mayor, commissioner officesThe Malka Ganj ward councillor Guddi Devi first deposited dry waste in front of North Delhi Mayor Avtar Singh’s office soon after the NDMC House was adjourned for the day in the wake of the death of a councillor.advertisement Nextlast_img

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