To, Date: ________Mamata Banerjee,Hon’ble Chief MinisterGovernment of West Bengal,Writers’ Building,Kolkata – 1.“A case of Wholesale Stealing at A.M.C. Asansol”Sub: Prayer for investigation of malpractice / defalcation of money at Asansol MunicipalCorporation by Central Buru Investigation.Ref.: Misappropriation & defalcation of crores of Money of A.M.C. Asansol including thefund / aid given by Central Government & State Government.Madam,We the undersigned persons beg to state as follows: -1) That previously Asansol Municipal Corporation was being run by left front Board.Thereafter in the Municipal Election of May 2009 T.M.C. & Congress jointly got majorityand Sri Tapas Banerjee took the oath as Mayor of Asansol Municipal Corporation on 17thMay ‘2009 but no meeting to elect/select MIC was called for by him and as such noM.I.C. was elected/selected for about three (3) months and during this period the Mayorissued several work orders to different contractors without any Tenders and withoutgetting any sanction of the board of councilors. Thereafter M.I.C. were nominated in themonth of August 2009 but unfortunately the entire work orders and bills are/ werebeing issued and passed by the Mayor himself without the knowledge of concerned MICand also without getting any sanction of the board of councilor and there by HOAXINGthe Act & Rules.2) That the main agenda of the last Municipal Election held in May ‘2009 was high scalecorruption by the Left Front board and bills amounting to Rs. 26 crores remains unpaidas there were some allegation of using Sub - standard materials used in the Buildingsconstructed at “Chand Mari” area (Ward No. 28) under in BSUP Scheme (a CentralGovernment Scheme) and as such before the Municipal Election leaflets were circulatedby some candidates the then party in opposition (i.e. T.M.C.) alleging misappropriation
2of Fund in the said housing project at “Chand Mari”. The Mayor Sri Tapas Banerjee evenafter taking oath as Mayor declared that he will make an enquiry by the Engineer underMinistry of Municipal affair Writers’ Building Kolkata but surprisingly thereafter forsome obvious reason the Mayor without getting any Report from Kolkata dishonestlyand clandestinely passed the Disputed bill for Rs. 26 crores without getting anysanction/ consent for the board of councilors and even consent or signature of theconcerned M.I.C. Sri Lakhan Thakur and he had no knowledge about the passing of sucha the huge bill of 26 crores. The reason of passing such disputed bill is for obvious reasonand best known to the Mayor.3) That Sri Tapas Banerjee is an Advocate by profession but his Practice was practically niland he ultimately managed to get permission / authority to act as a Notary Public fromCentral Government and even after joining as Mayor he is still continuing with thework as Notary Public.4) That the Mayor, Sri Tapas Banerjee was an active congress leader and through out hislife he had/has good connection with CPM Party and its leaders and strongly opposedthe T.M.C. Party till January/February 2009 and on enquiry it will be found that in May2009 Municipal Election the wining/ sitting congress councilor Rabiul Islam of Ward No.14 sacrificed his wining/sitting seat to Sri Tapas Banerjee who by that time joined inT.M.C. after the Singur incident in the 1stpart of 2009 and Rabiul Islam switched over toward no. 17 though at the relevant time there was no knowledge about the fate of themunicipal election held in the month of May 2009 and/or the expected result of saidMunicipal Election in May 2009’.5) That on through enquiry by an impartial Agency it will be revealed that Sri TapasBanerjee has been running the corporation in association with two (2) of his oldfriends namely Rabiul Islam & Sri Amar Chatterjee, both of whom are CongressCouncilor Sri Amar Nath Chatterjee is Dept. Mayor another i.e. Rabiul Islam is a MIC andno T.M.C. councilors have any say in the matter of administration of the corporationexcepting two T.M.C. Councilors namely Smt Uma Saraf & Lakhan Thakur who are
3getting some extra benefits and concession from the Mayor. (Photography with Uma isenclosed herewith).Thereafter Sri Jitendra Tewari joined hands with the Mayor A.M.C. since when Mr.Tewari captured the Union of Sweepers/casual labours/garbage cleaners. The corruptionof the Garbage cleaning Dept. is so high that it is now Talk of Town.6) That if the records of A.M.C. are thoroughly searched / inspected by an impartial Agencyit will be found that 90% of the work orders from 17thMay 2009 to January 2013 havebeen issued without any notice or seeking any Tenders from intending contractors. Itwould be more surprising to note that the contractors whose Bills for 26 crores werestopped/with held at the initial stage by the Mayor on the allegation of using ofSubstandard materials in the construction of Houses / Flats at “Chand Mari” (Ward No.28) and the Mayor himself called for a report from the Engineer under Ministry ofMunicipal affair but the Mayor without getting or waiting for the report passed suchdisputed huge amount of bills without the consent/sanction of Board of councilor forthe reason best known to the Mayor. Thereafter said contractor was again allotted withfurther (new) Big contract / jobs after passing the disputed bills for 26 crores. Moreover95% of the old contractors are getting work order who were/are direct supporters ofprevious Party in Power and use to perform contract job during the previous board andsaid old contractors are being favored by the Mayor blindly with fresh contract Jobswithout Floating any Tenders as because most of the contractors are friends of theMayor who are residing in Ward no. 15 i.e. adjacent Ward of Mayor i.e. Ward No. 14.Details of allotment of jobs/work orders from June 2009’ to December 2012 weresought for by there Application under RTI Act but no reply was given by the Mayor.7) Corporation has purchased new generator but for months together the said newgenerator was lying idle and the Mayor illegally paying hire charges for two generatorsset to a contractor for obvious reason.
48) A car of the Corporation was lying unrepaired since long and the corporation hiredtwo cars from a person who happened to of a friend of the Mayor.9) That there are also serious illegality about the allotment of big electrical maintenancejob for important roads like G.T. Road, Sen Relaigh Road, S.B. Gorai Road, Hutton Road,Netaji Subhas Road, Burnpur Road, Dhadka Road, N.S. Road, etc. as work orders forElectrical Maintenance job have been issued to two favorable contractors who were/areactive members of C.P.M. Party.Similarly illegality will be found in the matter of allotment of Cycle Stand, MotorCycle Stand, Motor Car Stand and on enquiry it would be found that 4 (four) councilornamely Uma Saraf, Rabiul Islam and Dayamoy Roy etc. got the allotments of thosestand/Parking space in the “Benami” of their relatives or Hench men in other words theAsansol Municipal Corporation has now become a corruption cum Trading centre ofMayor and some of his favorite councilors.10) That after taking oath the Mayor declared that he will take legal steps against aPromoter named Sri Sachin Roy who have constructed a shopping Complex namedParbati Shopping Arcade and a Hotel named Parbati International covering the side landof G.T. Road i.e. covering the Footpath of G.T. Road Opposite to old R.K. MissionSchool. But Sri Sachin Roy has managed the Mayor Mr. Tapas Banerjee and his GodFather Sri Kalyan Banerjee who also filed a Writ Petition before Hon’ble High Court atCalcutta against Sri Sachin Roy but subsequently Mr. Kalyan Banerjee abandoned thecase for some obvious reason and the reason there of is best known to both of them.Now after good relation said Sachin Roy is supplying Foods in every occasion held in theHouse of the Mayor. Be it mentioned that Sri Tapas Banerjee has also managed to give abig space in the Parbati Shopping Arcade/Complex to one of his relative Sri TapanBanerjee for staring a restaurant under the name & style of “Jadu Kadai”.11) Though Mr. Rabiul Islam by profession is an Advocate but his practice was zero but aftergetting the Post of MIC and some Important portfolio he has purchased a land within his
5Ward values Rs. 14,00,000/- and constructed a palecious building after spending Rs.20,00,00/-.12) Mr. Rabiul in association with the Mayor managed to pass Rs. 19,00,000/- (Rupeesnineteen lacks) in the name of construction of Nazrul Park on the side land of G.T. Roadand in front of Gupta College of Pharmacy Asansol (formally R.K. Mission SchoolAsansol). Though the actual cost should not be more then Rs. 30,000/- (Rupees thirtythousand) under any circumstances.Be it mentioned that prior to construction of the PARK private Buses were beingparked during the night hours as well as during repairing work after blocking the entirefrontage of Gupta College of pharmacy. And Sri Rabiul Islam has also taken Rs.5,00,000/- (Rupees five lacks) from Gupta College of Pharmacy Asansol on the plea thathe will construct the Park over the front space of the College i.e. on the side land of G.T.Road so that the Buses will not be Parked in front of the college. So Mr. Rabiul Islam hasminted illegally from both ways i.e. from Gupta College & from A.M.C.13) At the initiation of Rabiul Islam the Park has been constructed illegally with full supportof Sri Tapas Banerjee the Mayor over the side land of G.T. Road and he managed to geta bill of Rs. 19,00,000/- (Rupees nineteen lacks) passed and paid from the exchequer ofA.M.C. though for such construction hardly Rs. 3,00,000/- (Rupees three lacks) has beenspent for pillaring (three feet) around the boundary of the Park and one doom light overeach of those pillars and a statue of Kaji Nazrul has been place costing hardly about Rs.30,000/- (Rupees thirty thousand) by the side of the Park and hardly Rs. 2,000/- (Rupeestwo thousand) has been spent for planning some small plants.14) Moreover Mr. Rabiul Islam has constructed a Congress “Party office” illegally over aportion of the said side land of G.T. Road Mr. Islam has also managed pass a Bill of Rs.10, 00,000/- (Rupees ten lakhs) for fixing Electric Bulb /Illumination of a Barior ground(Kabarsthan) within his Ward though hardly Rs. 50,000/- (Rupees fifty thousand) hasbeen spent for such illumination/ electrification.
615) Moreover after getting some Important Portfolio like Water, Electricity & Culture/socialfunction Mr. Rabiul Islam in collusion with the Mayor Mr. Tapas Banerjee has passed apending/ disputed bill of Kalajharia water filtration/Treatment Plant for Rs. 70,00,000/-(Rupees seventy lacks) and just before and after the payment of the said dispute bill theTrio of A.M.C. along with the councilor Sri Lakhan Thakur participated two night Partyhosted by the contractor Mr. Bappa Acharjee @ Subhasis Acharjee the proprietor ofAcharjee Construction.16) Now maintenance job of Kalajharia Water Treatment Plant has been allotted to oneBidyut Das who is also doing the job of erecting high must tower and fitting of MetalLight and he has also been allotted with the job of street light maintenance under BoroV. There are 2 (two) other contractor name Bappi Lahiri Proprietor of M/s. S.L. Udyogand Bappi Halder Proprietor of M/s. P.K. Enterprise who were also allotted with theMajor part of maintenance of Street Light job.17) Moreover there are serious malpractices in the matter of water connection inmultistoried building. For example there are 20 numbers of Flat in a Multistoriedbuilding the Promoter deposits necessary official charges for 10 Flats and getting waterconnection with big diameter pipes the Promoter use to give connection us all the 20Flats in lie of huge amount of illegal gratification.18) Moreover for every water connection other then official charges requisite feesdeposited by the owner along with the application form but for getting Physical waterconnection for residential house Mr. Rabiul Islam use to charges extra amount of Rs.5,000/- (Rupees five thousand) similarly for a Multistoried building he use to charge Rs.30,000/- (Rupees thirty thousand) to Rs. 50,000/- (Rupees fifty thousand) according tothe number of Flats and for any Industrial or Commercial house he charges Rs.1,00,000/- (Rupees one lack).19) For non payment of gratification in the water connection of Sri _____________________a clerk of A.C.J.M. Court Asansol was with help of a Private Mistry. But after such
7connection Mr. Rabiul Islam became so much annoyed that threatened clerk Sri_______________________ but at the interruption of A.C.J.M. Asansol Mr. Rabiul Islamcould not do any harm to Mr. __________________________20) Another partner of Mayor is Sri Amar Nath Chatterjee Deputy Mayor of A.M.C. holdingvery important portfolios out of which main Dept. are Tax Department, Trade licenseand Allotment Parking space etc.21) Mr. Chatterjee after getting illegal gratification use to reduce the Municipal Tax ofresidential house, business house and commercial house. For example the Tax of ParbatiComplex situated by the side of G.T. Road is only Rs. 4,500/- which should be at least Rs.50,000/- (Rupees fifty thousand) and Tax of ground Floor at Sree Apartment, BurnpurRoad is only Rs. 4,000/- where IDBI Bank is being run the owner of the said Floor isgetting rent of Rs. 50,000/- per month. Whereas the Private owner of a Flat in the samebuilding has to pay at Rs. 4,500/- (Rupees four thousand five hundred) p.a.22) Mr. Chatterjee is charging Rs. 50,000/- (Rupees fifty thousand) for big Industries, Rs.20,000/- (Rupees twenty thousand) for big Trading House, Rs. 10,000/- (Rupees tenthousand) for big Shop room, and Rs. 3,000/- (Rupees three thousand) for small Shop Rs.2,000/-.23) Within Asansol Town there are numbers of parking space previously those spaces wereallotted by depositing quotation money ranging from Rs. 10,000/- (Rupees tenthousand) to Rs. 40,000/- (Rupees forty thousand) per year. Now Mr. Amar NathChatterjee is permitting the previous allottee on paymenting gratification.24) That during the period of Mr. Jayanta Kumar Aikat (W.B.C.S.) ADM Asansol who was alsoacting as Commissioner of Asansol Municipal Corporation illegally activity were continueat Ramped as the Mayor managed to gain over him. Three (3) R.T.I. Applications weremade during his tenure but he did not case o give any answer to the quires made by oneSri Biren Mukherjee of Burnpur Road and supported the corruption of the Mayor.
8Thereafter on his transfer from Asansol one Smt. Shilpa Gouri Saria (IAS) S.D.O. Asansolwas appointed as Commissioner of A.M.C.25) That during the short span of Smt. Shilpa Gouri Saria Commissioner A.M.C. she detectedhuge malpractice / defalcation of money in the Department of Environment and shestopped issuing work order without any Tender and started E Tendering. Be itmentioned that one Sri Tapas Ghosh got appointment in the year 2004 during the periodof previous board when Sri Tapas Roy of Left Front appointed as the Mayor of AsansolMunicipal Corporation.26) That in the month of May 2009 Sri Tapas Banerjee sworn in as Mayor of AsansolMunicipal Corporation and Sri Tapas Banerjee not only extended the terms of service ofTapas Ghosh for a further period of 5 (five) years but also appointed him as his personalassistant and the malpractice in the matter of allotment of Petrol / Diesel in cleaning /Safai Trucks, purchasing of various cleaning apparatus and preparing of bills againstGhost Safaiwalla (sweeper) and such practice is being continued for last 3 (three) yearsand the Mayor himself continued to pass those false/fake bills directly and ultimatelythe previous Commissioner of A.M.C. cum S.D.O. Asansol Smt. Shilpa Gouri Saria (IAS)who happened to be a Chartered Accountant, started the practice of payment of billsand salary of Safaiwallas through respective Bank Account as a result of which theamount of money being paid to contract labours /sweeper/garbage cleaner reduced tohalf the amount and the moment the Commissioner Smt. Shilpa Gouri Saria ordered tomake payment through cheque the cat came out of the Bank and the amount to be paidreduced to half and it is Shilpa Gouri Saria who caught a long old process malpracticered-handed. After such detection the Mayor Sri Tapas Banerjee has no other alternativebut to admit the fact of the malpractice in the Municipal Corporation but he tactfullyshifting the burden solely upon the officer Sri Tapas Ghosh. Thereafter said TapasBanerjee with the help of a State Leaders / Minister managed to get the commissionercum S.D.O. Smt. Shilpa Gouri Saria transferred from Asansol. The amount of malpracticeand/or defalcation of Municipal Fund only in the Account of environment departmentexceeds 1.5 (one and half) crores of Rupees beside the other malpractice in the
9department of Water, Electricity, Tax, Trade license and Roads etc. Finding no otheralternative The Mayor A.M.C. lodge a written complaint on 23.05.2013 alleginga) Sri Tapas Ghosh, Environment Officer of A.M.C. for embezzlement of CorporationFund by entering into Criminal conspiracy with the President and Secretary ofParibesh Bandhab Sayanbhar Gosthi to the tune of rupees more than Rs. One croresince last few years on the basis of false forged bills and attendance cum paymentsheet for payment in respect of to the Drivers/Supervisions//Labours of the garbagelifting vehicles.b) As per our office order Paribesh Bandhab Sayambhar Gosthi, K.S. Road, Dipu ParaAsansol – 2 was engaged for lifting garbage from Borough No. 1 – IV of Asansol M.C.and the Drivers/Supervisions/Labours were being made by Asansol MunicipalCorporation by cheque in favour of the said Gosthi on the basis of bills submitted inthe name of President and Secretary of the said Gosthi being certified of the Sanitaryinspectors of the respective Boroughs and Sri Tapas Ghosh Environment Officer.c) It may be mentioned here that Sri Tapas Ghosh look after said job of lifting ofgarbage on behalf of Asansol Municipal Corporation as in charge. The attendancecum payment sheets of the Drivers/Supervisions/Labours were prepared Inspectorand duly certified by the Sanitary Inspectors and environment Officer.d) For the period from 26thMarch to 25thApril 2013 for Rs. 8,31,600,00 only forpayment to the Driver/Supervisions/Labours for the said job submitted for paymentbeing certified for Borough No. 1 – IV by the respective Sanitary Inspectors alongwith attendance cum payment sheet but without any sheet under the head“Centrally operated Vehicles” as was previously done.e) You are therefore requested ton Start Specific case against Sri Tapas GhoshEnvironment Officer of Asansol M.C. and office bearers of the said Gosthi forcommitting Criminal misappropriated of the Corporation fund amounting to more
10than Rs. 1 crore and for committing forgery and to institute investigation at yourearliest.27) As per FIR lodge by The Mayor the irregularity was detected the Bills from March to April2013. In the wards only after the order of Smt. Shilpa Gouri Saria that the payment willbe made through Bank and Smt. Shilpa Gouri Saria has been transferred on 13.05.2013and Mayor lodge the FIR 23.05.2013 i.e. after 10 (ten) days of her transfer claiming thatonly Tapas Ghosh and Paribesh Bandhab Sayanbhar Gosthi are responsible.28) From the allegation made in the FIR it is clear that The Mayor has admitted that theembezzlement of Fund is continuing for last few years but the Mayor Sri Tapas Banerjeein the prayer portion of the FIR accuses Sri Tapas Ghosh and the President andSecretary of the Paribesh Bandhab Sayanbhar Gosthi but tactfully did not mentionedthe names of Sanitary Inspectors of the A.M.C or made them accused in the F.I.R. It isan admitted fact that Mayor has signed and passed all the Bills since June 2009 till thedetection by Smt. Shilpa Gouri Saria.In the FIR the environment officer i.e. Tapas Ghosh is practically a “escape goat”and The Mayor before sending the case to Police got a declaration in the chamber ofchamber Sri Jitendra Tewari under threat to the effect that “I am solely responsible forthe malpractice and defalcation of corporation fund” and forwarded a writtencomplaint making the officer solely responsible for such huge amount of defalcation ofPublic money and thereby before the enquiry by Police/investigating Agency theMayor decided the case of defalcation and there by Fixed the line of Investigation byexerting his Political Power and official capacity.29) There are Five (5) Boro in the A.M.C. huge amount has been siphoned in the name ofCentral Boro and the Master Brain of such Six (6) Boro is Mayor himself. In the F.I.R.there is no mentioned about the Six (6) Boro or Central Boro and Mayor is totally silentover the matter. Moreover formation of Six (6) Boro is totally illegal and contradictory
11law as there are only Fifty (50) numbers of councilors/wards in the Asansol MunicipalCorporation and one Boro consist of Ten (10) numbers of councilors.30) Thereafter the Police started a case being Asansol (S) P.S. case no. 240/13 dated.23.05.2013 Section 420/409/465/467/468/471/120 B I.P.C. and the O/C entrusted thecase for Investigation to S/I. Sri Biswanath Majumdar being the 2ndOfficer of Asansol(South) P.S. who got an order of remand from A.C.J.M. Court Asansol for 10 (ten) daysbut S.I. Sri Majumdar is not enquiring the case properly and till date he has not seizethe CAG report from A.M.C. and also the papers and note sheet made by previouscommissioner cum S.D.O. Smt. Shilpa Gouri Saria and the Accounts relating to expensesof environment since 2004 and the Audit report of A.M.C. Mr. Biswajit Majumdar is notalso investigating the case in a right path on the contrary he is regularly visiting theoffice of The Mayor A.M.C. and consulting with him to find out the ways and means tosave the Mayor i.e. Sri Tapas Banerjee and making consultation with such person i.e. theMayor who has direct involvement in the matter of defalcation of huge corporationfund as he happened to be the passing officer of those fake and false bills and underno circumstances it can be said that Sri Tapas Banerjee The Mayor A.M.C. has no handin the crime / defalcation of fund/money. The Chief Accountant Sri Shyama PrasadMukherjee has also hand in the matter as he is also responsible to check & verify theBills. There is also a financial Committee headed by Sri Tanmoy Ganguli and assisted bySri Tapan Banerjee an Income Tax Practicesoners of Asansol Mr. Tapan Banerjee hasalso been included as financial advisor of B.C. College, Asansol by Mayor Sri TapasBanerjee who is the president of B.C. College G.B. we from the action taken so far by theinvestigation officer Sri Biswanath Majumdar. We have every reason to believe that I/O,Sri Biswanath Majumdar shall not make proper investigation as a senior leader cumM.L.A. of Ruling Party is directly involved in the matter of defalcation and as such theproper course to find out the truth and to protect Govt. Money and Public Money is toentrust the investigation of the case to C.B.I.31) Along with the three Musketeers to turn/make the A.M.C. a wholesale stealing three (3)officers namely (I)Sri Debabrata Chatterjee (Tax Department), (ii) Sri Sukumar Mukherjee(Engineering Department), (iii) Sri Sanjiv Mukherjee (Trade license section) are directly
12involved with the aforesaid Bosses of course the environment section a separate issuewhere Mayor and Officer Tapas Ghosh are involved.32) That after the death of Binoy Sarkar Councilor of Ward No. 6 and also after death ofGoutam Maji of Ward No. 47 no election has held even after the laps of two (2) yearsand The Mayor did not take any steps for holding the election in the aforesaid 2 (two)Wards and the entire money allotted to the aforesaid Wards were/are being spent byMayor himself and as there is no councilor there is 2ndman to look after the genunity ofthe expenditure Moreover during the past 2 (two) years no development work has beendone by the Mayor though bills were passed on several heads by the Mayor himself andthere is massive corruption in connection with the expenses shown in the aforesaid two(2) Words.33) Mr. Jitendra Tewari is occupying an E.C.L. quarter at ______________________ for yearstogether which is not expected from the Chairman of A.M.C.34) That recently during the visit of Minister of Municipal Affairs on 13.05.2013 someCouncilors of Asansol Municipal Corporation raised some objection regarding theallotment of job without Tender and also Tendering at high rate to some favorablecontractors and also pointed out about detection of High rate malpractice anddefalcation of Money in Environment Dept. by Smt. Shilpa Gouri Saria theCommissioner of A.M.C. cum S.D.O. Asansol but the Minister did not make anycomments rather at the request of the Mayor Sri Tapas Banerjee and Chairman SriJitendra Tewari the commissioner, Shilpa Gouri Saria was transferred from Asansolwithin 3 (three) days from such visit of Minister and such quick transfer have raised eyebrows of several leaders and public of Asansol. The Mayor & Chairman raised bogusallegation against the commissioner Smt Shilpa Gouri Saria that she is obstructing thedevelopment work of Asansol but as she being a Chartered Accountant foundout/detected searease of malpractice and defalcation by the Money at A.M.C. andchecked the siphoning of money the Mayor and his associates.
1335) Be it mentioned that Sri Jitendra Tewari Chairman is also the Union leader of Safaiwalasof A.M.C. and he has/had hand in the matter of defalcation as payment were beingmade to the Safaiwalas / sweeper the leaders of which had/has daily interaction withthe Chairman. A letter from the Dept. Secretary was also sent to the Chairman A.M.C.when the Mayor and commissioner were not giving any answer to the queries made inthe Application under R. T. I. Act and for a which the Chairman Jitendra Tewari issupporting the Mayor blindly and he is one of the person behind the defalcation withthe Mayor and Officer Sri Tapas Ghosh.36) That besides the malpractice in environmental department the following queries weremade to unearth the major illegality, and defalcation or siphoning of Fund of A.M.C. butnot answered to the provision R. T.I application The information required are as follows:(i) Details of Issuance of work orders since June 2009 to December 2012 valuingabove 50,000/- (fifty thousand only) without floating any tender and to disclosethe names of contractors and value of such work order against each work order.(ii) Details of Passing of bills in the name of “Akhil Udyog” without performing anyrepairing work, within Ward No. 13.(iii) Reason of Non taking of any legal steps against illegal construct of “ParbatiShopping Arcade” where a hotel named Parbati International situated coveringthe side land of G.T. Road, situated Opposite to Gupta College (Formerly R.K.Mission School) Asansol.(iv) Whether any Trade license has been given to open any Restaurant within ParbatiShopping Complex/ Parbati Shopping Arcade in the 2012 – 2013.(v) What is the name of the said Restaurant and name of the owner or partner ofsaid Hotel?(vi) Whether any trade license has been given to open any Restaurant within Parbatishopping complex / Parbati shopping Arcade to the year 2012-2013(vii) What is the name of the said restaurant and name of the owner of partner ofsaid Hotel?(viii) Reason of Passing of disputed bills amounting to Rs. 26 crores in respect ofconstruction of houses / flats numbering about 1056 at Chandmari, Asansol
14within Ward No. 30 under B.S.U.P. Scheme,(a central board scheme) without anysanction of the Board of councilors of A.M.C. pending reports from Engineerunder Municipal Department Government of West Bengal.(ix) Reason Passing of disputed bills of huge amount (more then 50 lacks) in respectof Water Treatment Plant at Kalajharia, Burnpur in a hot hest without anysanction of Board of A.M.C.(x) Name of the contractors against Allotment of electrical maintenance job at somemain roads of Asansol such as G.T. Road, S.B. Gorai Road, Sen Relay Road HuttonRoad, Court Road, Dhadka Road, etc since August 2009 to August 2012.(xi) Give Details of allotment of huge money in “slum areas” in the Wards ofCongress /CPM councilor who are old friends of the Mayor of A.M.C(xii) Give details of Allotment of parking zones without any Tender with the name ofrespective allotted persons and his/her address.(xiii) Reason of Conversation of a “child health centre” into a shelter for “homelesspersons during night hours” situated in at New Ghusik under Ward No. 20 in the“Benami” of some relatives.(xiv) How much amount has been allotted per annum look after said night shelter tohomeless persons to the concerned N.G.O. for the said night shelter?(xv) What is the name and address of the said N.G.O.?(xvi) Who are the beneficiaries of the said N.G.O.?(xvii) To give particulars details of allotment of 2 (two) auditoriums / halls i.e.Rabindra Bhavan at Asansol & Sampriti Hall at Burnpur at a lower rate charge ofRs. 1000/- (Rupees one thousand) below Rs. 1,500/- per day with the name andaddress of allottees and the dated and number of money receipts.(xviii) What are the actual/normal charge / rent for the aforesaid two halls per day?(xix) How much money has been spent for construction of houses over E.C.L. Land atDamra under Ward No. 35?(xx) Whether the corporation has title or lease over the said land when constructionhas been made within Ward No. 35?(xxi) In how many cases the work started without any tender and also name the valueof such work orders along with the name of the contractors since August 2009 tillDec 2012
15(xxii) What is Tender value for White Washing / Colouring of Corporation Building andwhat is the name of the contractor for such work. In which paper and on whichdoes the advertisement seeking Tender has been published.(xxiii) How much money has been paid for “Hindi Academy” and under whosesupervision the money has been spent.(xxiv) How much amount has been spent for “Nazrul Park constructed” in front ofGupta College (formally old R.K. Mission School) as G.T. Road, Asansol.(xxv) What is the name & address of the contractor? Who was allotted with the job ofNAZRUL Park please give the name the persons who are members of financecommittee of Asansol Municipal Corporation –Do- of B.C. College Asansol?(xxvi) Whether the Mayor Sri Tapas Banerjee 15thPresident of B.C. College G.B. or not?(xxvii) On which date the commissioner Smt. Shilpa Gouri Saria ordered to pay thesalary to sweeper/ garbage cleaner through bank? Please give the name of theBank where the account of sweeper/ contract labour / garbage cleaner has beenopened.(xxviii) How much bills amount was being paid in the sweeper salary or Garbage cleaningwas being paid per month since June 2009 to February 2013.(xxix) When the bill for March to April 2013 to was submitted. When the bill for Marchto April?(xxx) When the F.I.R. has been lodged against Tapas Ghosh?(xxxi) When the transfer order of Silpa Gouri Saria has been passed.(xxxii) How much amount of money have been spent in Ward No. 6 and 47 for 2010-2011, 2011-2012 and 2012 to 2013 please give the Details of Work order aboveRs 50,000/-(fifty thousand )only including the name and address of theContractor.(xxxiii) Please give the name the person who supervises the work in Ward No. 6 and 47after the death of the respective ward commissioner.(xxxiv) Please give the name who passed the bills against the work order in the abovesaid two Wards.(xxxv) Whether there is any Boro named Central Boro in the M.I.C.(xxxvi) It any Bill has been passed of the name of such Boro please let us know theamount disbursed in the name of Central Boro.
16We, therefore, request your good-self to save the A.M.C. and to save the public money andpeople of Asansol from huge corruption within Asansol Municipal Corporation and kindlyentrust the matter to C.B.I. without any further delay.Hope after considering the gravity of the case, your good-self will not hesitate to takestrong steps in the matter and oblige.Thanking you Yours faithfully1)2)3)4)5)Correction Copy :-Be it mentioned that Mayor is the final authority for payment of bills. In every bills other thatthe bills of environment Dept./Section it routed through the concerned councilor engineer,Boro Chairman but surprisingly all the bills of Environment Dept. were directly placed beforethe Mayor by the officer and he passed all the bills for payment to the cash section and thereby the Mayor not only has collusion with Mr. Ghosh in making payment of the false bill but
17also the misused his official capacity to get the bill passed and making payment of false billstherefore the Mayor not only deserves expulsion from the Post but also legal conviction.Several letters/Application under R.T.I. Act were given to the Mayor and previouscommissioner cum ADM Asansol Mr. Jayanta Kumar Aikat (WBCS) but none of the querieswere answered by them And ultimately Mr. Aikat invited the Applicant vide his letter dated.05.11.2012 to inspect the Municipal Record himself on 16.10.2012 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. andthereafter vide another letter dated 18.12.2012 from 11a.m. to 3 p.m. on 26.12,2012 whichis not only contrary to RTI Act but also humanly impossible and there by both the Mayor aswell as the Commissioner avoided to give any single answer inspite of letter of DeputySecretary & SPIO Dept. of Municipal Affairs dated 12.11.2012 & 07.01.2013 and letter ofFinance officer & State Public Information Officer W.B. Information Commission dated12.07.2012 to the State Public Information Officer Asansol Municipal Corporation Asansol.In letter dated ________ the commissioner asked the Application Sri Biren Mukherjee togive the more specific queries and accordingly vide letter dated. __________ Sri BirenMukherjee made his queries more specific consisting of ______ in numbers but no answerwas given to the said Applicant and such act of avoiding and deliberately violating the R.T.I.Act further proves that Mayor is not only a felicitator but also directly involved in corruptionnot only by passing false/fake bills of environment Dept. but also in the matter of passing ofold disputed bill of “Chand Mari” BUSP housing Project and Kalajharia water treatment atBurnpur Plant and issuing high rate work orders without seeking any open Tender andpassing of fake bills to favorite parties without any work/job done by him.In fact not a single leaf moves in the A.M.C. without the consent knowledge and consent ofMr. Tapas Banerjee the 1stcitizen of Asansol Corporation Area and it is Silpa Gouri SariaChairman cum S.D.O. Asansol being a Chattered Account pore water in the fire of corruption
18set by Mr. Tapas Banerjee the Mayor A.M.C. and instate of awarding her for such detectionshe site has been transferred immediately after the visit of Municipal Minister Mr. FirhadHakim and managed to get a declaration of Mr. Tapas Ghosh after confining him in theoffice of the chairman Mr. Jitendra Tewari and such confidential statement in writing beforethe investigation by Police further proves the involvement of Sri Tapas Banerjee & hisassociates. Moreover on the date of production in Court on 24.05.2012but Mr. Tapas Ghoshwas barricaded by S/I Biswanath Majumdar the 2ndofficer of Asansol (S) P.S. and hisassociate Police men so that Mr. Tapas Ghosh Can not speak to any persons who mayadvising Mr. Ghosh to make a statement U/s. 164 Cr. P.C. Now Mayor of A.M.C. to save hisskin making statement before the Prints & Electronic media that it is him the Mayor whodetected the corruption and making Tapas Ghosh the officers as escape Goat. Andpressuring the Police to charge Mr. Ghosh and any how save him by exerting his officialcapacity and as such without the removal of the Mayor from the Post no imperials Enquirycan be made the case should be transferred to C.B.I. as such.