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Jaipur Mayor resumes duty 18 days after suspension following HC ruling

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Jaipur, Aug 25 : The Mayor of Jaipur Municipal Corporation Heritage, Munesh Gurjar, resumed duty on Thursday, 18 days after her suspension following her husband’s arrest in a bribery case.

Justice Indrajit Singh of the Rajasthan High Court had stayed Gurjar’s suspension on Wednesday, stating that the government cannot suspend a Mayor without conducting a preliminary inquiry.

Gurjar reached her office along withher supporters, who were seen raising slogans in support of her, on Thursday morning.

After assuming charge, Gurjar said: “The condition of the city has deteriorated a lot, and my first priority will be to rectify the faulty systems.”

Commenting on a fresh notice issued to her, Gurjar said: “I had already replied to the autonomous government department regarding the notice. But again a notice has been issued. I will take further action on this as per the rules.”

“At present, the matter regarding the post of Mayor is pending in the court. In such a situation, I do not want to comment on this matter. But I would definitely like to convey my grievance to the Chief Minister. I will meet him and tell him my side of the story truthfully.”

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