Case regarding Public Toilet of the Corporation

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Kozhikode Corporation had set up fifteen e-toilets in 2011 as a result of a case filed in 2010 by Dr. K.S. Jayasree, General Secretary of streechetana. Presently, it is found that most of these toilets has become non-functional and Streechetana brought the same to the attention of the corporation authorities and the company. Even after this, the negligence of the concerned authorities towards this issue and the condition of toilets remained unmaintained, prompted Streechetana to file a public litigation case against Corporation on November 26th 2014. The clients include the Corporation secretary, Municipality Engineer, Health officer and also the company M/s Eram Scientific Solutions as it was built on the agreement that toilets will be maintained for the next seven years by them. At the first sitting by the honourable Ombudsman for Local Self Government institutions on March 17th 2015, it was ordered that the toilets should be repaired by May 14thby the concerned. Further hearing in the case will be ensue in the next sitting which is to be held on on May 14th 2015.