Now with the addition of these 1 lakh properties, the city has over 6.5 lakh house tax defaulters with total Rs 880 crore dues.
These included 25,000 houses in Yahiyaganj, with a total tax dues of Rs 18 crore and 19,000 properties having a total Rs 27 crore dues in Raqabganj.
The negligence would have cost LMC Rs 90 crore.
TimesView Such unprofessional conduct of LMC employees plaguing the corporation for long has been the main cause of poor tax collection and substandard services in the city.
Municipal commissioner Indramani Tripathi said, “Action will be taken against employees found guilty of laxity.”
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