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Vow to fight against corruption in Srinagar; over 40 SMC Corporators form new group

SRINAGAR At least 40 corporators in Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC), led by Corporator Danish Bhat (President), have vowed to fight against the norm violations within the corporation.

have joined hands to what they termed as setting the

Bhat said that the rules are being bypassed; the corruption is at its peak in the corporation, adding that the new group is out to fight just for the sake of the people. “This is not our fight; this is the fight of Srinagar. We are out to fight for the development of Srinagar and against the corruption in Srinagar,” he said.

Asked whether the group will move a no-confidence motion against the incumbent Mayor, he said there are no plans as of now, “If we fail to rectify the errors within the corporation, the group will sit and take a decision accordingly.”

40 Corporators formed the group. Besides president Danish Bhat, Aqib Renzu Shah and Abdul Waheed Dar have been appointed as General Secretary and Vice President, respectively.

Sources said that the group had joined hands to what they termed as setting the things correct within the corporation, saying that the incumbent Mayor Junaid Azim Mattu had hijacked the whole corporation.


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