Opposing the move, several employees had even written a letter to Yadav, but in vain. In the letter, they had said that these watches are like a “mounted tension on their wrist” and would make them feel like “bonded labor”.
Asked about the facilities she will avail, Mayor Raj Bala Malik said, “I have so many iPhones — all the latest ones. I can even get them from abroad as my daughter is there. Why will I waste public money on any such luxury when God has already blessed me with it?”
Mayoral polls today. There are chances of cross-voting, sources said that the councillors were told that “BJP cannot afford to lose the election and ‘action would be taken against any of those who will cross vote”.
PGIMER director Dr Jagat Ram Wednesday met UT Administrator VP Singh Badnore and said that PGI is short of accommodation for its doctors in the complex, following which he informed that they are willing to buy two towers from the Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) to accommodate doctors.
The architect’s body said that all those who opposed the project gave suggestions and ideas for alternate solutions and their reasons for the opposition but on the other hand those who supported it have hardly any concrete reason to support it.
Women councillors frequently talk about how Malik with her richly coloured hair has raised the style quotient of the plebeian Municipal Corporation House with handbags from Prada or Gucci, Swiss watches, Jimmy Choo footwear etc.
The civic body pays around Rs 4.5 crore per month to Lions Company for sweeping in southern sectors and around Rs 2.5 crore per month to another company from where they have hired labour for similar work.
Chandigarh has again disappointed everyone with its poor show in the results of the first two quarters. In category of above 10 lakh population cities, in which Chandigarh falls, ranking of the city has come as 27th for Q2 (July-Sep 2019) and 11th for Q1 (Apr-June, 2019).