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Delhi CM alleges corruption in EDMC

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Published : Jun 16, 2017, 1:38 am IST
Updated : Jun 16, 2017, 1:38 am IST

East MCD mayor Neema Bhagat met the chief minister seeking release of funds, which she claimed is “pending” to the civic body.

An EDMC delegation meets chief minister Arvind Kejriwal at his office in New Delhi on Thursday. (Photo: PTI)
 An EDMC delegation meets chief minister Arvind Kejriwal at his office in New Delhi on Thursday. (Photo: PTI)

New Delhi: Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal alleged “massive corruption” in the functioning of East Delhi Municipal Corporation and sought to know where the funds released by his government to the civic body were being spent. East MCD mayor Neema Bhagat met the chief minister seeking release of funds, which she claimed is “pending” to the civic body.

During the meeting, the Delhi CM said the Delhi government has, till now, released all funds to the MCDs which were supposed to be provided under the Fourth Delhi State Finance Commission.

“After listening to the mayor’s demands, the chief minister said that he has seen the accounts of the EDMC and there is a massive corruption in the civic body,” a senior official said, adding, “Mr Kejriwal said the EDMC must do away with corruption to make it financially stable.”

Tags: arvind kejriwal, east delhi municipal corporation, delhi government, neema bhagat
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi