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Anil Baijal undertakes cleanliness check drive in South Delhi

Updated: Jan 08, 2017 13:08 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan. 8 (ANI): Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, along with the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) officials, on Sunday took to street for cleanliness check drive in Saket.

A week after he was sworn in by President Pranab Mukherjee, this was Baijal's first official field visit.

This cleanliness check assumes significance as the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) staffs have been protesting against the non-payment of their salaries and is currently on a strike.

Baijal's visit is not an impromptu inspection but a planned exercise. It is to take a round of the area around Saket to address the complaints and to make way for improvements.

Meanwhile, Baijal's first week saw him take to Twitter, hold meetings with government officers, Delhi Police top brass and give approval to nursery admission guidelines for schools on public land. (ANI)