Tribune Information Service
Mohali, December 20
Former Mayor of Mohali and head of Azad Group Kulwant Singh has alleged that Mohali MLA Balbir Singh Sidhu and his workforce had pushed town 5 years again by way of growth.
The previous Mayor alleged Sidhu, who was a minister within the Punjab Authorities, allegedly had stopped growth works permitted by the MC Home led by him (Kulwant Singh) and was now inaugurating the identical. The works which have been presupposed to be carried out 5 years in the past have been now being began and the Sidhu brothers had pushed again the event of Mohali.
Kulwant stated individuals have been nicely conscious of the false statements being made by the MLA and Mayor Amarjit Singh Jiti Sidhu relating to the event of town and they’d not be lured by the false goals proven by the Sidhu brothers.
He stated so far as signing of an MoU with GMADA was involved, he had signed an settlement of Rs50 crore every year with the authority in August 2016 for growth works associated to town. Underneath the settlement, GMADA was to pay Rs50 crore every year (for 5 years) to the MC for numerous growth works of Mohali metropolis and Rs25 crore every year for the following 5 years. The MC had acquired one instalment from GMADA throughout his tenure.
Kulwant stated that the Congress authorities within the state was fashioned in March 2017 and the MLA used his energy to cease the movement of cash from GMADA to the MC. Speaking in regards to the arrears of excise cess of the Punjab State Electrical energy Board, he stated throughout his time period as Mayor, the MC acquired Rs8 crore from the Board and the electrical energy payments for about Rs5 crore have been adjusted. Although Sidhu and his workforce had tried their greatest to forestall the MC from receiving any quantity from the Board, he was capable of get the cash for the MC.
The previous Mayor stated 50 open air gyms have been arrange in wards beneath a pilot venture throughout his time period and approval was given for 50 extra gyms. Nevertheless, the MLA didn’t permit these gyms to be arrange and stored the decision on maintain, he alleged.
Deputy Mayor refutes allegations
Regardless of repeated makes an attempt the MLA couldn’t be contacted for his remark over the difficulty. Nevertheless, Deputy Mayor Kuljit Singh Bedi stated the previous Mayor was deceptive individuals as he was fascinated by contesting the Meeting seat within the coming elections. He stated Kulwant Singh and his councillors had misplaced the MC elections as he had not introduced any main venture for town. He stated as a mayor, it was his duty to finish the initiatives which have been handed by the MC throughout his time period.