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NGT issues notices to AAP, EDMC and Sanitation Workers Union

Speed News Desk | Updated on: Sat, 11 Feb 2017 05:45:00 IST

As the sanitation workers' strike entered the sixth day, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on 10 January issued notices to the Delhi Government, the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) and Sanitation Workers Union.

In the notice, the NGT has asked them to appear before it tomorrow regarding the issue of garbage disposal in Delhi.

The NGT has also formed a committee to tackle the menace of solid waste in the national capital.

The committee, which includes representatives of the NPCB, DPCC, DDA, MCD, DG Health and four independent members, will visit the site and give report about the capacity and sewage management plant. .

It will also look after the solid waste management of five star hotels, hospital, big colonies and colleges, which have more than 500 students.

Meanwhile, sanitation workers today dumped garbage outside the residence of Trilokpuri's Aam Admi Party (AAP) MLA Raju Dhingan, protesting the negligence of both the Delhi government and the Centre.

The national capital has been reeling under garbage menace as sanitation workers have called for an indefinite strike on Thursday, demanding payment of pending salaries since the last three months.

--With ANI inputs

First published: 10 January 2017, 2:19 IST
 
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