Minister for Local Administration Paloli Mohammed Kutty said here on Wednesday that beside refraining from dumping waste in public spaces, residents of the city should make an effort to help the Corporation's sanitation workers in keeping the city clean.

He was speaking after inaugurating the pre-monsoon cleaning drive of the city Corporation. Mayor C. Jayan Babu presided over the function. Deputy Mayor V. Jayaprakash; Health standing committee chairman G.R. Anil; Welfare standing committee chairman S.A. Sundar, Works standing committee chairman Puthankada Vijayan and Town Planning standing chairperson M.A. Shobhita were present.