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Great need to empower Mayors: Tiwari

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

leader today stressed the need for overhauling of urban local governance and ushering in transparency which is lacking.

"There is a need of overhauling of urban local governance," he said here.

He stressed on the need to avoid multiplicity of urban local bodies in each city.

He said that there is great need to empower our Mayors.

"Transparency in urban governance is totally lacking. More public participation should be ensured," he said.

He was participating in a panel discussion on a 'Vision for Smart Cities' organized by based 'Design Perspective' here.

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First Published: Sat, April 15 2017. 20:02 IST