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No water, electricity in Delhi community toilets; Kejriwal seeks report

IANS  |  New Delhi 

on Saturday asked for within a week a report on shortage of water and in citys community toilets, and directed officials to take remedial measures.

The asked Shurbir Singh, of Urban Shelter (DUSIB), to submit the report after complaints from MLAs and others. He directed t Singh to take immediate steps to improve the situation in the community toilets.

The report will have videos of all community toilets with details of cleanliness, availability of water and among others, according to an official statement.

The decisions were taken in an emergency meeting chaired by the here on Saturday.

Kejriwal also directed the to visit the toilets himself during peak usage time every day till February 17.

During the meeting, DUSIB members and MLAs Akhilesh Pati Tripathi, Sahi Ram, and Hazari Lal expressed displeasure over the alleged inaction of DUSIB officials.

The members also said that the issues cropped up after the government decided to make the use of toilets free of charge and open for 24 hours.



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First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 17:16 IST