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Quick response teams to resolve water shortage, assures Minister Atishi amid BJP’s offensive

Amid water shortage in Delhi, AAP leader and Minister Atishi says, “We have set up a war room in Delhi Jal Board for water tanker supply. It will be headed by a senior IAS officer. Those who need a water tanker in their area can call on number ‘1916’. From June 5, in all 11 water zones of Delhi, one ADM level and SDM level officer will be stationed to make quick response teams to resolve any water shortage issues. Special teams of the electricity department of Delhi Jal Board are also being constituted to ensure that no borewell malfunctions. 200 enforcement teams being made to ensure that there is no wastage of water.”

Earlier, Delhi Ministers Atishi and Saurabh Bhardwaj chair an emergency meeting on the issue of water shortage in several parts of the national capital. All senior officials including the Chief Secretary were present in the meeting.
As Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal issues first order from ED custody on water shortage during summer in National Capital, BJP National Secretary Manjinder Singh Sirsa says, “The letter that has been issued by AAP Minister Atishi through a press conference is forged…She has played a fraud on the people of Delhi…Arvind Kejriwal is in ED custody, I want to tell Atishi and AAP that it is a CM’s office, not a liquor shop…The Delhi CM is in the custody of ED and he cannot pass any order until the court grants him permission….Who used the office of CM in the absence of Arvind Kejriwal? Who issued and drafted an official letter? these matters are part of a criminal conspiracy. Hence, I request Delhi L-G Vinai Kumar Saxena to put an inquiry….”