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Vadodra mayor clears drainage pipe
July 09, 2008 20:50 IST
The newly elected mayor of the Vadodara Municipal Corporation Balkrishna Shukla got into a 35 foot deep drainage well of a pumping station and removed two pumps and an iron plate which were blocking the pipe for the last 15 days.
The sewerage and the engineering department staff were reluctant to get inside the well to remove the pumps, citing court's directives and rules and regulations, thus Shukla volunteered and went inside the well.
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