Rs. 15 thousand crore to be spent on Bhopal’s development
Rani Kamlapati Mahal to be renovated, statue to be installed
CM Mr. Chouhan dedicates Savarkar Setu
Bhopal, April 14, 2016 (Muslim Saleem): Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that youths will be given subsidy for visit to memorials of gallant persons. In next 5 years, Rs. 15 thousand crore will be spent on Bhopal city’s development. Its roadmap has been chalked out. He also announced sanction of Rs. 100 crore for Bhopal city under second phase of Mukhyamantri Adhosanrachna Yojana. Mr. Chouhan was dedicating Savarkar Setu here today. Former Chief Minister Mr. Kailash Joshi and Vidhan Sabha Deputy Speaker Mr. Rajendra Singh were also present on the occasion. The Chief Minister said that freedom from yoke of the Britishers has been attained through sacrifices of patriots. Remembering struggle and sacrifices of Swatantrya Veer Savarkar, he said that memories of Shaheeds should be perpetuated. It inspires new generation.
He said that visits to country’s border are undertaken by youths under ‘Maa Tujhe Pranam Yojana’. The state government will give subsidy on visits to memorials of gallant persons and Cellular Jail. The Chief Minister said that no stone will be left unturned for development of Bhopal city. In next 5 years, it will join country’s best cities. Efforts are being made to project Bhopal’s heritage look. Rani Kamlapati Mahal will be renovated. He directed to select a place for installation of Rani Kamlapati’s statue at Upper Lake. He said that Bhopal will become Smart City with more greenery. City will assume charming look.
The Chief Minister felicitated technical staff associated with flyover’s construction. Savarkar Setu was dedicated amidst blowing of conches. Municipal Corporation’s office-bearers presented shawls and coconuts to the Chief Minister. Home Minister Mr. Babulal Gaur said that a major development requirement in Bhopal city has been fulfilled through construction of this bridge. It would systemize city’s traffic. He referred to efforts of public representatives for flyover’s construction. MP and State BJP President Mr. Nand Kumar Singh Chouhan described naming the flyover after Swatantrya Veer Savarkar as laudable.
He suggested to name future structures after forgotten names of freedom movement. He remembered Veer Savarkar’s struggle during freedom movement. He informed that Veer Savarkar was the only leader of Indian freedom movement who was pronounced life sentence twice. Mayor Mr. Alok Sharma said that 23 lakh population of the city will benefit from construction of the flyover. The railway over-bridge has been named as Savarkar Setu to perpetuate memories of Swatantrya Veer Savarkar. He informed that the over-bridge is 24 metre wide and over 1.50 kms long. Vande Mataram and Madhya Pradesh Gaan were recited. The programme began with lighting of lamps by guests.