Five municipalities of Jhenaidah district have been facing severe financial problems. Due to increase in pay, the municipality has not been able to pay employees’ salaries through their own income. As a result, they are not being paid monthly after month. In this situation, the municipal administration has been uneasy.
It is learned that, without the Jhenaidah Sadar municipality, the officials of five municipalities of the district get 8 crore 15 lakhs for the salary. Most of the odds have been lying in Kotchandpur municipality. Here, 28 months old and 24 months old staff joining 8 people who have owed the amount of 12 million rupees including arrears.