– A PIL will be filed in court in this respect : Advocate Bagga
Hoshiarpur: Advocate Aastha Bagga in a press note informed that the Municipal Committee of Hoshiarpur constructed 8 water tanks in the city to provide drinking water facility to citizens about 20 years ago with an allocation of Crores of Rupees. But, not even a single Water Tank was utilized and it proved as the wastage of the people’s money. She said that Hoshiarpur has useless property of Crores of Rupees as water tanks.
Advocate Aastha Bagga said that in a reply to the RTI filed by her, Municipal Corporation have informed her that 100% water supply is given directly from Tubewells to the households and the Chlorination of water is done manually. She said that the MC have informed that all the water tanks are out of work. She said that the Municipal Corporation also don’t have any proposal to repair these water tanks or dismantle them.
She said that she had even written a letter to the Municipal Commissioner of Hoshiarpur to take a decision regarding these water tanks either to repair and utilize them or to dismantle them.
She said that the water could be chlorinated better through water tanks than direct supply through tubewells. She said that if the MC do not take any decision regarding these water tanks, she would file a PIL in court in this regard.