Bhalswa Landfill Fire Case: A few days back there was a fire at the Bhalswa landfill site in Delhi, due to which the people living there had to face a lot of trouble. Many houses were also damaged near the landfill site. After which now Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal has issued summons to the Commissioner of North Delhi Municipal Corporation for the fire at Bhalswa landfill site.
Delhi Commission for Women has issued this summon to fix accountability. In fact, DCW had received information that a terrible fire broke out in Bhalswa due to which the residents living there are facing many health problems. The toxic smoke of the fire is penetrating into people’s homes and seriously affecting the health of all residents including women and children in the area.
DCW asked for details of expenditure from MCD
When this matter came to the notice of DCW, the commission issued summons to the North Delhi Municipal Corporation commissioner and asked to clean the landfill . With this, DCW has sought complete information about the steps taken by the MCD so far as well as the expenditure incurred in the last 15 years. Apart from this, the commission has also demanded a copy and report of all the complaints filed by the local residents regarding the issues related to landfill in the last five years.
action should be taken against the officials responsible for the tragedy
Whereas DCW has issued summons to the Commissioner of North MCD. Apart from this, the commission sought information about the social, health, economic and environmental impact on the residents around the Bhalswa landfill of MCD and the action taken against the officials responsible for the fire that just broke out. asked to provide information. The commission has also sought the details of compensation paid to the MCD people whose houses and properties have been damaged in the fire. Along with this, the commission has asked MCD to report all the information in four days.