A Shiv Sena legislator made a contractor sit on a waterlogged highway in Mumbai and requested folks to dump rubbish on him to “punish” him for allegedly not getting drains cleaned correctly.
In visuals of the incident which have gone viral, Dilip Lande, MLA from Kandivali constituency in north Mumbai, and several other others are seen asking the contractor to take a seat on the waterlogged highway. Because the contractor sits, an individual walks as much as him and pushes him. The MLA is then seen directing two males as they elevate heaps of rubbish and slush and dump them over the contractor.
The contractor allegedly had not been exhibiting as much as get the drains cleaned and with town receiving heavy monsoon rainfall over the previous few days, the choked drains led to waterlogging on the highway.
In a press release he later shared with the media, Mr Lande mentioned these liable for stopping waterlogging within the space should not exhibiting as much as do their job. “However folks have positioned their belief and elected me an MLA. So to meet my responsibility, I got here right here with the chief of the native social gathering unit and Shiv Sainiks to scrub the drains.”
“This work was entrusted to the contractor however he didn’t do it. That’s the reason I’ve come out on the road to get the drain cleaned. We introduced the contractor right here as a result of he didn’t do his job,” the legislator added.
Notably, Shiv Sena has been controlling the Brihanmumbai Municipal Company for the previous 25 years.