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Kejriwal asks DUSIB CEO to visit community toilets, file

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

today directed urban shelter improvement board's to visit five community toilets every morning from tomorrow and file a status report on their condition along with videos on cleanliness and availability of water at such facilities.

The chief minister, who is also the of Urban Shelter (DUSIB), asked to visit community toilets himself at peak usage time everyday up to February 17 and share video reports during his visit with board members.

"The will be accompanied by representatives of Commission for Women (DCW). These will be surprise visits. Locations of toilets will be decided by DCW everyday," a said.

The said that the will personally visit five toilets at 6 AM everyday, starting tomorrow for one week up to February 17.

The said that the will have videos made of each toilet and have them sent to all members during the visit itself.

A of the Commission for Women will accompany the along with a local MLA and board members who wish to go on the surprise checks, an statement said.

An emergency board meeting of was held today following complaints from MLAs and others over shortage of water and power at community toilets in the city.

members said that the problem has started after the government decided to make these toilets free and open for 24-hours.

"The expressed his displeasure to the of and asked him to submit a report on the status of each and every community toilet of

"He directed the to take immediate steps to improve the situation of the community toilets," an statement said.

The has been asked to submit the status report, a copy of which should reach each by February 20 noon. This report also must have videos of all the toilets showing cleanliness, availability of water, etc, the statement said.

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First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 20:05 IST