‘VLW Seeking Bribe For Toilet Construction Under Swach Bharat Mission’

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Srinagar: Locals of Qamarwari Block of Srinagar city on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration accusing a Village Level Worker of fraud and corruption.

The protesting residents from Takanwari, Bakshipora and Tengapora alleged that a Village Level Worker (name withheld) from Qamarwari Block demands bribe for the construction of toilets under Swach Bharat Mission.

“For the construction of every toilet, this VLW demands Rs 1000 as bribe. We are poor and cannot afford the same,” the protesters said.

They said that the said VLW has already been transferred from the Block. However, despite relieved by the government he is still calling shots in the Qamarwari Block.

“He is looting the state exchequer and seeking bribe from everyone for the works he has been doing in the area,” they alleged and appealed Divisional Commissioner to look into the matter. (CNS)

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