Haldwani Municipal Commissioner drived garbage van on cleaner’s strike
Haldwani: Today, Haldwani Municipal Commissioner himself went door-to-door and collected garbage by taking a vehicle that collects garbage from the houses. During this, he was seen holding the steering wheel of the car. And the city health officer appeared as his helper.
Cleaning workers are on indefinite strike
This situation arose due to the strike of the sweepers. The sanitation workers have gone on an indefinite strike demanding increased honorarium. Due to this, the cleanliness system of the city should not be shaken, so Municipal Commissioner Pankaj Upadhyay himself took charge. He went to Kaladhungi Road and Nainital Road to collect garbage from house to house by becoming the driver of the garbage van. During this, the city health officer Dr. Manoj Kandpal was also with him, who was seen in the role of a helper.
What Haldwani Municipal Commissioner said
The Municipal Commissioner drove the garbage van for about five hours. After this, the city health officer assumed the role of the driver and went towards Kathgodam to collect the garbage. During this, Municipal Commissioner Pankaj Upadhyay said that it is the municipal corporation and their responsibility to clean the city. That’s why he is engaged in alternative arrangements with other employees.
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Municipal Commissioner said that the solution will not come out of the strike, so the sweepers should return from the strike. Municipal administration is ready for talks. He said that it is not a good thing to put the people of the city in trouble, so they themselves will have to do door to door garbage collection.
These are cleaning worker’s demand
The main demand of the agitating employees is to give an honorarium of Rs 500 to temporary environment friends and local sanitation workers as per the mandate. Now getting 275 rupees. Apart from this, he wants to end the contract practice in the Municipal Corporation, to include the cleaning workers working in the traffic town, to give equal salary to the driver to all the workers working as drivers, to end the system of Banni Sena, magic private door to door. They are also demanding the merger of Dor with the Municipal Corporation.