Civic bodies

CM, ‘councillors’ talk roadmap for Siliguri devp

The CM arrived in Siliguri yesterday, hours after the election results showed that the Trinamul Congress had won 37 of the 47 wards in the SMC. Miss Banerjee has said that there should not be more demands than the basic issues like houses, cycles, scooters or a car. "We need to go with the people. The more people give you, the more we need to trust them,"

Observers to oversee civic bodies’ work: CM

Mamata asked the chairpersons of the municipalities to look into the various civic amenities of the people and pointed out that it is the duty of municipalities chairpersons to look after drainage, sewerage, roads, hoardings, planting of trees and making the localities a decent place to live in.

Howrah, Bally civic bodies delinked

After the passage of the resolution, Chandrima Bhattacharya, minister of state for urban development and municipal affairs told newspersons that the move to delink the Bally Municipality from Howrah Corporation was aimed at catering civic services to the people in a more “organized and orderly” way,