DIBRUGARH, Oct 3 - Hours after a local ADC expressed his annoyance over unhygienic surroundings in Hanuman Singhania Road area here during a function at Surajmal Jalan Balika Shiksha Sadan on the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi yesterday, Rachana Jain, the Ward Commissioner of the area (Ward No 11) tendered her resignation from the Dibrugarh Municipal Board (DMB).
Rachana Jain, who has been vocal and fighting legally against alleged corruptions and swindling in DMB submitted her resignation to the Deputy Commissioner yesterday evening. It needs mention here that Hanuman Singhania Road is located at the main commercial hub of the city which is populated by mostly educated business community.
Rachana Jain mentioned in her resignation letter that the DMB authorities never paid heed to her request to regularly clean up the area. As per her resignation letter, she resigned taking moral responsibility for total failure in serving the tax payer citizens of the town.
Meanwhile, Dibrugarh has earned the sobriquet of the nation�s dirtiest town in a national survey by the India Today group�s news TV channel, Aaj Tak. The matter has been in high circulation over social media today, with thousands ruing the decadent condition of the town. Many have also expressed surprise that Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has not taken enough measures for the development of the town, though he has a house here at Nirmaligaon. Widespread and unchecked encroachment of public spaces in the town has become a topic of discussion everywhere, but the civil administration here is yet to take any measure to evict any of the encroachments.