Bengaluru: Those illegally dumping garbage on the street corners should now watch out. Mayor Gangambike has now sought the help of police department to curb this menace, which has led to creation of black spots across the city.
Addressing the monthly council meet on Wednesday, Gangambike said, "We have written a letter to the city Police Commissioner Suneel Kumar seeking his help to curb the illegal garbage dumping."
She was confident that with the help of police they can keep a vigil and prevent people from illegally dumping garbage.
While Gangambike’s first council meet was adjourned after paying respect to deputy mayor Ramila, who died recently.
Gangambike sought the support of all the 198 corporators to improve the city’s garbage situation. Ruling party leader Shiv Raj and leader of opposition Padmanabha Reddy expressed their support.
Citing that there is staff shortage in the civic body, Gangambike assured that measures will be taken to recruit necessary staff and help speed up development works.
She requested officials and Corporators to take up complaints related to potholes and garbage seriously and solve them immediately.