October 1, 2022

Local bodies dept sends final reminder to Ludhiana MC for report on ‘illegal’ colony


After the municipal company (MC) failed to reply to six letters issued through vigilance division of native bodies division since January 2021, the executive vigilance officer (CVO) has now despatched a final reminder looking for report from the MC referring to irregularities in building of an “illegal” colony on Dugri Road.

The letter to MC commissioner, a duplicate of which is with HT, states {that a} group of the vigilance division had carried out a box inspection in 2020 and located a lot of anomalies in building of the colony. However, no file was once discovered referring to exchange of land use (CLU) and sale of plots within the colony.

It was once additionally discovered that the coloniser had no longer carried out for regularisation after the time limit of February 17, 2019, and MC had really helpful an FIR in opposition to him.

Also, there have been anomalies in receipt of cost from the coloniser and there was once no evidence that he had carried out for an NOC with the railways division, even because the boundary of the colony is solely round 30 ft clear of the railway tracks, the letter states.

The CVO has sought the report and names of officers involved once imaginable.

Meanwhile, municipal the city planner (MTP) Rajnish Wadhwa said that he has no longer but gained the letter formally, however MC will supply all data required through the vigilance division.