THE HIMALAYAN BEACON KALIMPONG NEWS BUREAU
KALIMPONG, 12 DECEMBER 2017: Subha Pradhan, Chairman of Kalimpong Municipality has called for a special meeting on the 14th of December 2017 for the removal of the chairman. All the existing Ward Commissioners are expected to meet at Conference Room, Kalimpong Municipality after 12 noon. It may be noted that last week he had been served the ‘Letter of No Confidence’ signed by 14 Ward Commissioners. It is believed that a new Chairman could be elected on the same day. Pradhan has said that he would contest for the Chairmanship again. Copies of letter calling for the meeting were also sent to the District Magistrate, Sub Divisional Officer among others.
Pradhan has also issued clarification over the allegations that Kalimpong Municipality during his Chairmanship had singularly defaulted over various issues such as garbage disposal and proper functioning of street lamps. Addressing the media Pradhan said that Kalimpong Municipality during his chairmanship has initiated various programmes such as installing LED Street Lamps instead of the CFL domestic bulbs that were being used in the street lamps. But the proposals were still under consideration and that many of his initiatives could not take shape due to various problems.