Demand to supersede CMC

Demand to supersede CMC

Crores of rupees works have been taken up without the permission of the administration. As a result the tax payers money is being misused, he alleged.

A detailed letter has been written in this regard addressed to the deputy commissioner and municipal administrator. Also 22 members of the CMC have passed a no confidence motion against the president, he said.

The president and the municipal commissioner have sanctioned various development works without calling for a general body or special meeting, alleged the members themselves.
As the members themselves have accepted irregularities, the CMC should be rid of corrupt administration, he urged.

In the investigation carried out by municipal administration directorate officials S B Shivarudrappa and his team in September 2008, it was reported that the several rules were broken and the CMC had spent nearly Rs 1.39 crore. There is no sanction for this in the budget.

The report has directly indicted then municipal administrator Kempahanumaiah, deputy commissioner Arundathi Chandrashekar, commissioner Tippesh and assistant executive engineer Chandrashekar.

According to the audit report Rs 13.39 lakh has been spent without action plan and taking sanction in the budget, it is said.
There are also irregularities in the purchase of pump sets, alleged Srinivas. Hence, the CMC has to be superseded and the administrative board should be suspended, he demanded.
DH News Service

No confidence motion against City Municipa Council President
The City Municipal Council president has sought the municipal commissioner in writing to call a special meeting in view of the no confidence motion moved by 22 councillors, reports DHNS from Chikkaballapur.
CMC president M Prakash, in a press release, claimed that he had not involved in any irregularities and hence, he would take the members’ decision as a challenge.
He also stated that various development works have been launched in the City. Works on underground drainage have begun, he said adding that once it is completed, roads will be improved. Besides, he claimed, contractors have been pressurised to expedite works on the project of supplying water from Jakkalamadagu reservoir to the City before monsoon so that enough rainwater will be stored in the reservoir.
He said, due to power crisis water supply has been disrupted. Hence, water will be supplied in tankers to the wards facing acute water crisis.
Streetlights will be installed on the B B Road and M G Road.

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