Mamata Sets Up New Committee To Keep City Clean


Kolkata: Recent years infrastructures have developed in Kolkata. And one of it’s example is the Dakshineswar Skywalk. But the big question is will this modern developments maintained properly by the citizens?

But within two days of it’s inauguration the Sky-walk walls and stairs were noticed with red splatters of Gutka. Recently South Eastern Railway (SER) conducted special anti-littering drives at Santragachhi and Howrah Stations. During the two-day drive around Rs 27,000 was collected as fine. According to the SER, officers and ticket checking staff were deputed in and around of Santragachhi Station’s platforms. The intention was to sensitize the passengers travelling not to make the platforms and other areas of the stations dirty by spitting or other means. Each passenger found littering the area was fined up to Rs 500.

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The Minister for Urban Development, Firhad Hakim, visited Biswa Bangla Gate in Newtown, and said that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will hold separate meeting in Nabanna to keep Kolkata clean.

The state government constituted a committee to keep clean the city of Joy. After the meeting in Nabanan, Minister Firhad Hakim and Arup Biswas said in the meeting that the Chief secretary, home secretary, municipal officers, Mayor and PWD secretaries will be there in the committee. If necessary, strict law will impose.