The Delhi high court on Wednesday issued notices to various civic agencies, including MCD and NDMC, on a PIL seeking directions to them for maintaining cleanliness and improving sanitation in the capital.
A bench of Acting Chief Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw sought responses from civic authorities including MCD, NDMC, Delhi Jal Board and asked them to file responses by January 25, 2012, the next date of hearing. B.B. Sharan, a retired army officer who filed the PIL on behalf of the NGO, said its members have noticed that “almost all covered drains were full of garbage which led to water logging during monsoon season.