Today, the Mayor of Siliguri Municipal Corporation, Ashok Bhattacharya, stated that if any work is conducted without the permission of the Municipal Corporation, then, it will not be tolerated. If needed, the Siliguri Municipal Corporation will protest against it.
It was reported that SJDA had planned to take over many developmental works without permission from the Municipal Corporation. The Mayor expressed his displeasure when the SJDA conducted those works without the permission of the Municipal Corporation. The Mayor had also approached the State Government in this regard, but it has been alleged that no benefit was produced out of it. Today, the Mayor warned that if any works are conducted with permission from the Municipal Corporation, then, the Municipal Corporation would take legal action.