ASHOK KUMAR, JUNIOR ENGINEER (JE) CHANDIGARH MUNICIPAL CORPORATION ALLEGED THAT RAJESH KUMAR KALIA HAS PRESSED THE EXECUTIVE ENGINEER TO TRANSFER HIM IN MAYOR’S WARD.
It seems that the one-year tenure of newly elected Rajesh Kumar Kalia will be full of challenges as another Junior Engineer (JE) Ashok Kumar has submitted a complaint against him and the Executive Engineer to the MC Commissioner. In a complaint to the MC Commissioner, the JE of the Subdivision 3 has alleged that the Executive Engineer under the pressure of the Mayor Rajesh Kalia has transferred him from his CURRENT ward to ward number seven. The complaint reads , “ On February 2 Dharminder Sharma, the Executive Engineer MCC had called me to his office and told that I am transferred from his ward to ward number seven, which is Mayor’s ward. But I refused and said that I am not interested in ward number seven.”
When contacted, Dharminder Sharma Executive Engineer said, “As per the orders received from the Chief level to transfer the JE’s, I had called both the Suresh and Ashok to ask their willingness. I was asked to make the proposal after knowing their willingness but they had unnecessary created controversies.” However, in the written complaint, the Ashok has also alleged that the Executive Engineer had called him on the same day, when another Suresh Chand, who has also submitted a complaint against the Mayor alleging that he was pressured by the Executive engineer to work at the also the Mayor private residence. However, earlier, Suresh Chand, JE in the road division number 3 Chandigarh had submitted a written complaint to the MCC Commissioner that the Mayor and the Executive Engineer of the civic body were pressuring him to work at the former’s private residence.
Probe the matter and submit the report within a week, Mayor requests Commissioner
On Thursday, Mayor Rajesh Kalia has requested the MC Commissioner to probe the matter and has also requested the Commissioner that the report for the same should be submitted within a week. “Please find enclosed herewith a copy of news published in the various leading newspapers wherein it is mentioned that Suresh Chand, Junior Engineer of Municipal Corporation Chandigarh has made a written complaint against undersigned with false allegations that I threatened him to do some work at my private residence, otherwise he (Suresh Chand) would be transferred to another Ward,” reads the letter. “It is very serious allegations levelled by Junior Engineer Suresh Chand, against the undersigned which is not true and it has tarnished my image. I also failed to understand that under whose pressure he has made such allegations against the undersigned,” the letter further reads.
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