Imphal, August 10: Mayor of Imphal Municipal Cooperation (IMC) has denied the statement of the ex-mayor who appeared in the daily local newspapers that he gave approval of auctioning of eight IMC vehicles as baseless.
Speaking to the media persons at IMC office, L Lokeshore said that according to the tender notice issued on May 22, 2017, the Ex-Mayor S Sunil announced that the eight vehicles can be put into auction on May 29, 2017.
The process for the auction was continued by the officials of the IMC even though S Sunil resigned from the Mayor post before the auction on May 26, 2017, he added.
Lokeshore also said that after he was sworn as the new Mayor on June 9, 2017, the approval of the auction on June 23, 2017 was given by him as he found that the file process of the auctioning of the vehicles was complete, he added.
Lokeshore further said that the charge put upon stating that the approval of auctioning of eight IMC vehicles was given by him on July 3, 2017 is very unfortunate.
On the other hand, Lokeshore warn that action will be taken against those who are running shops by encroaching on areas under IMC. Investigation will also be carried out to find out shops that are not still registered at IMC and do not hold license, he added.
Lokeshore also said that those registered shops can avail the Bank facilities and appeals the shop owners and shop keepers to register at IMC, immediately.
Lokeshore also appeals the owners of those animals who are scattered in the IMC areas disturbing the public and traffic movement to station it at their respective places at the earliest as IMC has prepared to pick those animals which has been left to stray in the IMC areas.