Ludhiana,, Nov. 18 -- Despite the tall claims of officials of the municipal corporation (MC), employees of parking lots continue to fleece visitors.

The illegal practice is being done right under the nose of the senior MC officials as Rs 50 instead of Rs 20 is being charged for car parking at the multi-storey parking lot near the MC headquarters - MC Zone A office near Mata Rani chowk. Further, Rs 20 is being charged for two-wheeler parking against the approved fee of Rs 10. E-ticketing machines have been provided to the staff but manual receipts are being issued at most points.

Similarly, Rs 30 and Rs 20 are being charged at Bhadaur house parking lot for car and two-wheeler parking respectively. Receipts are only issued to visitors whe...