Delhi, India (PressExposure) June 18, 2009 -- OF ELECTIONS no right to vote and at the bank please, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) is ready to hike tax nearly 24 percent.
"Taxes are the main source of revenue for MCD and higher values of the unit area must be linked to the index of consumer prices," said a senior MCD official, on condition of anonymity, because it is not authorized to speak to the media. "The Municipal Act Delhi mandates it." Unable to tax increases over the past five years - first because of the municipal polls in 2005 and the parliamentary elections last year, the Lok Sabha elections and come to an end - the MCD Executive of the wing is determined to increase now.
The texts of the wing of the civic body had rejected the previous proposal.
But well-placed sources Municipal Commissioner KS Mehra will be the presentation of proposed new pro before the Standing Committee of the MCD for acceptance.
Where the proposal was again rejected ed, the Commissioner will address the Lt.Governor directly to the intervention of the sources said.