Dingy lanes, chock-a-block unsafe buildings and a teeming population jostling for space amid a crumbling infrastructure -- welcome to Delhi Health Minister A K Walia`s assembly constituency Laxmi Nagar in east Delhi which is likely to witness a tough electoral battle this time.
Trying to woo people ahead of the assembly polls, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday rolled out a number of sops for students, residents of unauthorised colonies and labourers among others, besides announcing various infrastructure projects.
Criticizing the North, South and East Delhi Municipal Corporations for their "complete failure" to control the spread of dengue here, Delhi Health Minister AK Walia on Tuesday said their "inefficiency" has led to wide-spread mosquito-genic conditions across the city.
Delhi Health Minsiter A.K. Walia Friday stressed the need for utmost caution and a high level of preparedness to combat the outbreak of water and vector borne diseases during the current weather conditions.
Stressing on the need to increase awarenesses among masses about ill-effects of tobacco, Delhi Health Minister A K Walia Tuesday said the city government will work on enacting stringent laws on tobacco in future.