Chandigarh : A delegation of Bharatiya Janata Party & Shiromani Akali Dal Councillors led by BJP President Sh. Sanjay Tandon met the Advisor to Administrator Sh. K.K. Sharma and submitted a memorandum regarding illegal constitution of 12 committees of Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh by Mayor.
Sh. Tandon was accompanied by Sh. Rajesh Gupta, Arun Sood, Satinder Singh, Desraj Gupta, Heera Negi, Asha Jaswal, Rajinder Kaur Rattu, Saurabh Joshi, Davesh Moudgil, Malkiat Singh.
The delegation brought it to the notice of the Advisor that as per section 42 of the Act constitution of Committees is obligatory function of the Corporation, which can’t be delegated to a non authority. Hence, the so called resolution in the meeting of the General House of Corporation held on 23rd Jan, 2012 authorising the Mayor to constitute the Committees was illegal and further the constitution of 12 Committees by Mayor was illegal and in violation of the provisions of The Punjab Municipal Corporation Act, which are liable to be set aside.
Sh. Tandon demanded that all the 12 committees illegally constituted by the Mayor violating Punjab Municipal Corporation Act should be dissolved immediately and fresh committees should be constituted according to the Punjab Municipal Corporation Act.
The Advisor assured the delegation that he will discuss the matter with the Administrator and Municipal Corporation and necessary action will be taken in the matter.