– MC Commissioner ensures immediate action
– I don’t know who is collecting the parking fees : MLA Arora
Hoshiarpur: Some people are collecting parking fees for parking the vehicles on roadside infront of the Passport Office at Bus Stand road Hoshiarpur. They collect Rs. 10 for bike/scooter and Rs. 20 for car.
The persons who were collecting the parking fees said that the owner of the building MLA Sunder Sham Arora has given them the contact for collecting the parking fee infront of the Passport Office. They said that they pay Rs. 200 per day to MLA Sunder Sham Arora.
Superintending Engineer of Municipal Corporation, Pawan Kumar said that the collection of parking fees from the vehicles parked infront of the buildings is illegal. He said the Municipal Corporation pass the map of the new building only after ensuring the parking facility infront of the building and that parking is open for the general public.
Earlier we talked to the Mayor Shiv Sood and he was ignorant about whether the collection of parking fees is legal or illegal. Later, he discussed the issue with Executive Officer Ramesh Kumar.
EO Ramesh Kumar said that the parking land infront of the buildings is the property of the owner of the building and thus, if he collects the parking fees, it is legal.
On the other hand, SE Pawan Kumar has strongly rendered it as a corrupt practice and the loot of the general public.
When we talked to the Commissioner of Municipal Corporation Hoshiarpur Anand Sagar Sharma, he said that the immediate action will be taken against the people who are collecting the illegal parking fees.
I don’t know who is collecting the parking fees : MLA Arora
When we talked to the owner of the building, MLA Sunder Sham Arora, he said that he don’t know who has been collecting the parking fees. He denied his involvement into the case.