Ludhiana: Following the complaint of city based activists against Municipal Corporation Tehbazari wing inaction against encroachments, Vigilance Bureau directed the Punjab government to do departmental inquiry against officers and transfer them to other districts.
Rohit Sabharwal has given complaint to concerned authorities few years back against the encroachments in the different areas of the city including Dandi Swami and Jawahar Nagar among others. But no action has been taken by the authorities and a rule of High Court has been violated claimed by the activists. Court had ordered that Rs 500 fine should be imposed to the encroacher and if her become regular offender then legal proceeding should be initiated against particular but the same not has been done by the MC claimed by the activists.
Now, case has been investigated by Vigilance Bureau Ludhiana Range and given report to higher authorities that MC has not taken action against the encroachment and they are issuing challans but even not properly. Vigilance Bureau has given directions to state government to transfer the Tehbazari officers to other districts of state and initiate the departmental inquiry against the Superintendent Headquater, Superintendent of four Zone’s of Tehbazari wing and Inspectors of different areas.
Bureau has also claimed that if officers proper do the challaning then the revenue would also increase but they had not done the same. So, decision has been taken following the proper investigation and directed the departmental inquiry should be done and proper action should be taken against them and department should report the action to the Vigilance Bureau.
Rohit Sabharwal said, “He has given complaint to Municipal Corporation against the corruption in the department as Tehbazari wing is not working properly and department has become den of corruption. But, no action has been taken then, I have filed a complaint to vigilance bureau and they have given directions to take action against the concerned officers and transfer the tem to other districts of the state”.
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