Delhi HC directs East MCD to immediately pay salaries of employees, sanitation workers

10 January 2017, 07:37 PM
Delhi High court
Delhi High court

Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notices to Delhi Government and East Delhi Municipal Corporation. The East MCD was directed by the court to immediately pay salaries of its employees including sanitation workers.

The Court directed East MCD and Delhi government to file their response in 2 weeks. The court also asked civic agency to ensure cleaning of garbage from roads from Wednesday.

Delhi government also informed the Delhi High Court on Wednesday about the recent payment of Rs 119 crore to East Delhi Municipal Corporation.

Earlier, sanitation workers of East Delhi municipal Corporation on Monday held a massive protest against Delhi government and Centre over the issue of salary hike.

Earlier people complained of garbage strewn on roads in Laxmi Nagar as sanitation workers continue with their strike. Lakmi Nagar is one of the busiest and congested areas of Delhi.

Garbage is piling up since last week, not only is the smell a big problem but we also fear spread of diseases, said a resident of Laxmi Nagar region of Delhi.

First Published: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 07:16 PM

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