Link to the BBMP-Bill

2020.5.13 –  CIVIC’s Memorandum to CM on new BBMP Bill

The following suggestions and questions were raised to the Chief Minister in the above memorandum:

  1. No suo motu disclosure under RTI Act in the new Bill
  2. ‘Cut and paste’ of provisions from KMC Act poses disadvantages
  3. Amend KMC Act itself instead of exclusive BBMP Bill
  4. MLAs, MLCs, MPs in BBMP council violates self-governance of BBMP
  5. Parastatals not brought under BBMP
  6. Functionaries needed along with funds and functions
  7. Confusion between Core and Sector-wise functions
  8. KLFAFR Act desirable for all municipal corporations
  9. Limiting number of wards to 225 is a hurdle
  10. Colonial powers of Chief Commissioner continue
  11. Elected representative should head Zonal Committees
  12. Guidelines for constitution of Ward Committees needed
  13. Every Polling Booth Area should be notified as ‘Area’ for Area Sabha
  14. Area Sabha Representative to be given voting rights on Ward Committees
  15. Street Vendors’ Act ignored

Please check out the Memorandum attached for all the details