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Ghaziabad Mayor misleading public, shielding corrupt: Opposition Councillors

IANS  |  Ghaziabad 

Opposition councillors in the alleged on Saturday that is misleading public on training of Councillors in in and that she is shielding the corrupt.

Zakir Saifi, the of Councillors in the House, of Bahujan samaj Party (BSP) and Mohd. Kallan of in a joint press conference said that the had asked the opposition Councillors to send 10 names to be sent for training at

"In response to her letter we provided 10 names. But they were not furnished any details on how to reach there and from where to go. We continued waiting, but she did not communicate any further. When we called her over phone, she did not respond.

"The training was meant only for the ruling BJP Councillors. The opposition Councillors were not included in the so-called 'training programme'," one of the opposition leaders said.

They also alleged that all contracts were being awarded to the firms either owned by the Councillors or by their relatives.

"No inquiry has been set up to expose the corrupt activities during previous the team which she promised during her election campaign. The infamous dustbin scam is not being probed despite promises and the entire money is being spent on painting pillars of flyovers. Municipal properties are going to land grabbers and poor vendors are being harassed in the name of encroachments," said another addressing the media.

Sharma, however, countered the charges, saying: "They are playing in the House. All developmental activities have been speeded up after elections. A Board meeting is being chalked out shortly to dispose of the pending works."

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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 22:58 IST
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