Ward committees hijacked by city corporations: RWAS
Alleging that unconstitutional practices square measure being followed in electing ward committees, some residents’ welfare associations have aforementioned that they’ll move the Hyderabad tribunal on the matter early next week. The associations aforementioned that the carburetors of the larger Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) have “hijacked” the ward committees, because the posts square measure currently being stuffed by followers of the corporators.
Generally, civil society members, residents and persons with tried accomplishments are a unit eligible for the posts among the ward committees. “The elective representatives have picked their own individuals,” aforesaid K Raghavendra Rao, a retired Indian Air Force officer, whose application for being enclosed in his ward committee was voted down. He conjointly alleged that his application wasn’t given a lot of repute the carburetor of the world — R Sirisha — selected her followers.
When the exercise was haunted within the GHMC last Saturday, altercations between a couple of corporators and MLAs were witnessed as each party needed to elect their own individuals to the committees. The Mailardevpally ward did not get its committee once the word politician Prakash Gould disagreed with the selection of members elected by corporate Meka Ramesh. Once Ramesh was contacted, he refuted the allegations. GHMC commissioner B Janardhan Reddy same, “It may be a constitutional mandate and that i haven’t any role to play in it.”