Ministers busy in campaigning, daily work suffers.
Chandigarh – Works in various departments of the state are suffering as several ministers are busy campaigning for assembly elections in Himachal Pardesh. A large number of files are now pending as without ministers, nobody is authorised to clear these files. People are facing lot of difficulties due to the non-clearance of these files. As per sources, the work in Local Bodies Department is completely at a standstill.Around 500 files are still awaiting the final nod from the minister responsible. On the condition of anonymity, a local bodies department official said that the actual working will start from November 10 once the election gets over on November 9. Some files are so important that officers won’t sign it without the minister’s interference. These kind of important files are still pending and they are waiting for the minister to give clearance.Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has been assigned a duty in Himachal Elections as he along with Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh have been made star campaigners. Therefore, the minister has to devote more time in elections rather than in office.
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