Activists from the city have flayed the corporation for going soft on the defaulters, which include big institutions
Two years ago, Baskar left Chennai over some family issues. He made Coimbatore roads his home and did all odd jobs to have food every day.
According to police, the man took the extreme step as he was depressed for having lost equipment provided to him by the civic body for the publicity drive.
Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation is reportedly facing white heat since it recently recruited a number of graduates for the post of permanent sanitary workers.
The project has been put on the back burner due to various reasons despite the civic body construction boundary walls and laying the AstroTurf on the ground.
Parents of RS Puram Corporation Higher Secondary School (Girls) students have urged the Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation (CCMC) to demolish a part of the compound wall which is in a poor state.