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Ghazipur landfill collapse: Delhi LG prohibits garbage dumping at site

News Agencies | Updated on: 2 September 2017, 15:15 IST
Ghazipur landfill collapse. (ANI)

Lieutenant Governor (LG) of Delhi Anil Baijal on 1 September directed that no garbage should be dumped at Ghazipur landfill site and to use Bhalswa from now onward.

The Delhi LG issued the directive after meeting with the officials of East Delhi Municipal Corporation ( EDMC), Delhi Development Authority ( DDA) and National Highways Authority of India ( NHAI).

However, the decision on a new landfill site remains pending.

East Delhi MP Maheish Girri also assured the compensation to family of the two people who were killed in the landfill collapse.

On 1 September, two people died and five others were injured in East Delhi after a part of the Ghazipur garbage landfill caved in, sweeping several people into Kondli canal.

-ANI

First published: 2 September 2017, 15:15 IST
 
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