‘Swachhata’ on Holi..

City wore a festive look on Holi, which was celebrated on Thursday. Rubber balloons, polythene balloons and colour packets were lying scattered on roads in many areas including Sindhi Colony, Rajwada, Khajrana Square, Kanadiya Road, Anand Bazaar, 56 Shops.

To maintain cleanliness, about 150 employees of Indore Municipal Corporation worked on Holi in two shifts. Some worked in afternoon and others in late evening. At 9 am, some employees were called to work for two-and-a-half hours.  City was cleaned as garbage was collected from door-to-door. In certain areas, garbage collection vehicle visited twice. Municipal commissioner Asheesh Singh was in contact with all the health officers.

  • Health officer incharge Dr Akhilesh Upadhyay said some staff members worked in morning and some worked in evening. Colours on streets were cleaned with broom. No special chemicals were used. 
  • Chief sanitary inspector Rammanohar Gosar, zone 10: “The areas where I found litter, I ensured that they were cleaned on priority.”
  • CSI Jaiswal, zone 12: “City’s posh areas were littered with Holi waste. Some employees were called for both shifts.”

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