There are a number of problems that the residents of Gurgaon face on a day to day basis, but these concerns are hardly taken note of. The local councillors are helpless against the situation, as the general meeting does not even take place on a regular scale. ''It was three months ago that the general meeting of the MCG took place,'' said Rishi Raj Rana, MCG Councillor, Ward No. 1.
He further said,
''What can the councillors do when the meeting does not even take
place. What agenda can one single councillor come up with as well,
when the meeting is just for a few hours in three months?''
Councillors in Gurgaon
(35 in total) needs to be given powers to
carry out their work. ''We are just the signature authority for the
MCG,'' said the councillor.
claims that the MCG also does not even address the problems of
residents. Though, Gurgaon is said to be one of the best city to
reside in, there are a number of problems, which the local residents
have to deal with such as water, electricity, bad roads, security
issues, pollution etc. This reflects upon the lack of planning on
Rana said, ''The
local problems are not addressed by MCG. Even if there are
complaints, it goes to the dust bin.'' People with higher position in
the MCG work as per their whims and fancies. ''These people work for
their own benefit only. The local population is left behind,'' said
But, blaming MCG
does not seem right as well, as Rana puts it aptly, ''The Haryana
government should include people, who will cater to the demands of
the locals. Haryana government has made MCG a doll to play around
generating a revenue of around 40 percent to the Haryana government,
it is imperative that the state government puts a special foot
forward to help develop the city with better administration.
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