BJP Has Left East, North Delhi Civic Bodies Bankrupt: Manish Sisodia

The two municipal corporations have a loan amount of Rs 6,276 crore which is yet to be paid to the Delhi government," Manish Sisodia said.

BJP Has Left East, North Delhi Civic Bodies Bankrupt: Manish Sisodia

The municipal corporations are not in a state to pay salaries, Manish Sisodia claimed (File)

New Delhi:

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia claimed today that East and North Delhi Municipal Corporations have gone "bankrupt" and are not in a position to pay salaries to their employees.

"North and East municipal corporations are bankrupt, they have Rs 12 crore and Rs 99 lakh in their bank accounts respectively. They have a loan amount of Rs 6,276 crore that they to pay to the Delhi government. The BJP has left the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) bankrupt," Manish Sisodia said at a press conference.

"In 14 years of corrupt rule, BJP has sucked the MCD dry. The municipal corporations are not in a state to pay the salaries of their employees. Even BJP leaders have agreed that corruption is at its peak in MCD," he added.

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Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain said, "After reducing the budget of several departments of Delhi government, we are releasing Rs 938 crore to pay for the salaries of MCD employees."

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