IMC Mayor welcomed every investigation on AJS allegations, saying it’s “baseless”

ITANAGAR, Feb 8: Itanagar Municipal Corporation (IMC) Mayor Tamme Phassang on Wednesday responded to the allegation made by Arunachal Jankalyan Sangathan (AJS), responding to the AJS claiming corruption in the IMC, Mayor categorically stated that the ‘allegation is baseless and he well-come every investigation, provided there should be proper substantial documents about the allegation and the person should be apolitical. One should not malign the hard-earned image of others for the sake of gaining publicity or for personal benefits, added the Mayor.

 Phassang also asserted that not a single penny of the 15th  or 14th  Finance Commission was misused by the IMC, even the funds of the 14th Finance Commission are still with the authority. Some Funds under the 14th FFC were used by the authority for a different project in the capital region only, that too when IMC was in a dormant stage due to the halt of the election process, and the new IMC team hasn’t used any new funds as of now, informed the Mayor.

The Mayor visited to take stock of  the under-construction Office Building  of  Itanagar Municipal Corporation (IMC), Mayor -Tamme Phassang  along with Commissioner-IMC  Likha Tejji , corporators and Engineers today inspected the office building at Chimpu.

 While interacting with the Engineers, the Mayor advised the official not to compromise the quality of the work.

‘As of now there is no permanent office building for IMC, and running in a rental building at Niti Vihar, due to which the public and even IMC staff has to face various problems. So we are trying our best to complete the offices as soon as possible for the convenience of the public, added the Mayor while speaking to the Media. He also informed that, by the next 15-20 days remaining work on the building will be completed.

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