The day he was elected Mayor Kalia had promised to serve the city as a Nagar Sewak and not as a mayor. “The doors of my office will remain open for everyone,’’ he had said in his maiden speech. It’s one promise he seems to be keeping.
In the orders issued by the court in December, the civil judge had directed the MC Commissioner to deduct a sum of Rs 13,57,757 from Kalia’s salary in monthly installments and remit it to the court. The order was pronounced on a complaint by Harish Chhabra.
A stumped Moudgil sought time till Wednesday to move out his belongings leaving Kalia fuming. On Wednesday, a miffed Moudgil issued a statement expressing his dismay at Kalia trespassing into his house on Tuesday night.
Newly-elected Chandigarh Mayor Rajesh Kalia tells The Indian Express that since he is a resident of Dadumajra and knows what the residents have been going through, his first and foremost priority will be to get the city rid of the dumping ground, besides implementing waste segregation.
BJP councillor and former senior deputy mayor Davesh Moudgil had got the newly constructed Sehaj Safai Kendra (SSK) inaugurated in Sector 47 C and D by Municipal Corporation Commissioner Baldeo Purushartha.