MCG sets aside ground in Sec 37 for ‘peaceful’ protests

  • | Sunday | 26th November, 2023

Gurgaon: In an attempt to clamp down on protesting sanitation workers, MCG has designated a ground in Sector 37 for any peaceful demonstrations, saying no agitation can take place around the old MCG office in Civil Lines. The officials said, that the public going to the MCG office is facing inconvenience and, dealing with the citizens problem is getting affected too, hence the civic body has assigned an open ground at an industrial area in Sector 37, Khandsa village to carry out their protest. Meanwhile, the Urban Local Bodies department, Haryana, has imposed a "no work, no pay" rule on the sanitation workers, and has asked all the corporations to stop disbursing salaries to the employees who were not reporting to work.All sanitation workers of the MCG and their representatives are hereby prohibited from continuing their strike. They are directed to report to their respective duty stations and resume their normal duties forthwith. No group of sanitation workers, leaders, or their supporters shall assemble or congregate in any public place within the jurisdiction of Gurugram district, with the intent to participate in or support the strike or any related activities that disrupt sanitation services except the designated site for peaceful protest, read the letter sent by MCG to the sanitation workers.We also published the following articles recentlyMCG sacks two safai workers who led stir, 3 union leaders face FIRMCG terminated services of two union leaders spearheading sanitation workers strike demanding job regularisation. Another worker suspended. FIR registered against them for allegedly extorting money from a contractor. Two union leaders arrested. Sanitation workers allege allegations made to stifle strike. Strike continues, MCG terminated services of other workers not reporting back.Safai staffers back at work, will boost waste collection: MCG chiefAmid protest of sanitation workers, MCG commissioner PC Meena visited areas in Gurgaon to check sanitation situation. Meena ordered speedy garbage collection. The municipal corporation has intensified garbage collection and will improve cleaning system in 4-5 days. Over 200 sanitation staffers have returned to work. Workers plan to hold a protest on November 22 and send protest notice to government reiterating 19-points demand.7 yrs gone, no MCG takeover; now, builder hikes upkeep feeDLF has missed multiple deadlines for the takeover of DLF 1-3 by MCG due to incomplete infrastructure work and the absence of a completion certificate. Meanwhile, DLF has increased maintenance charges despite providing inadequate maintenance services. Residents face a water deficit and rely on private water tankers. Construction is ongoing in the colonies, causing a delay in infrastructure upgrades. MCG is constructing a water tank and maintaining streetlights, while some parks are in poor condition. The Haryana chief minister has been urged to expedite the takeover process. DLF claims to collaborate with RWAs on maintenance expenses.

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