BJP leaders to monitor cleanliness drive

In keeping with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of clean India, BJP's MPs, MLAs, Municipal Mayors and Councillors in Delhi have been given responsibility to make the sanitation campaign a success.

PTI| Last Updated: Sep 25, 2014, 00:50 AM IST

New Delhi: In keeping with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of clean India, BJP's MPs, MLAs, Municipal Mayors and Councillors in Delhi have been given responsibility to make the sanitation campaign a success.

"With an aim to make sanitation campaign a success, party's MPs, MLAs, municiple mayors and councillors have been asked to personally monitor it in their respective areas, mohallas," a senior BJP leader said.

Some BJP leaders led by Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay today apprised Urban Development minister M Venkaiah Naidu of arrangements being made regarding the campaign, which will be initiated from October 2, in the national capital.

"All the safai karamcharis and inspectors will attend their work on October 2. It is being ensured by the sanitation department that the trucks and trolleys working for the disposal of garbage also provide their services," he added.

Besides, Delhi government yesterday announced that it would take action against people found littering and also impound vehicles parked illegally as part of its 'Swachchha Bharat Abhiyan', which will kick start from October 2.

"Strict action will be taken against the people littering the area by the Municipal Magistrate. Also, vehicles which are found parked illegally on roadsides and footpath will be impounded," a Delhi government official said.