Bhalla, Mukesh Rishi jointly conduct door-to-door campaign, seeks vote for Congress
STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: Underlining the need to further accelerate the process of progress and development in Gandhi Nagar constituency, Minister for Housing, Culture and Horticulture and Congress candidate Raman Bhalla assured the people that yet another united show will cherish his dream of converting Gandhi Nagar into a model constituency of the State.
Bhalla said this, while addressing the people during door-to-door campaign in Shastri Nagar and Gandhi Nagar areas. The minister was accompanied by Bollywood actor and son of the soil, Mukesh Rishi and Congress Party workers and supporters.
“I have a dream of making a modern and progressive Gandhi Nagar constituency which will set an example for the State and if people show their confidence in me, I will give them the desired results”, Minister asserted.
He asked the people to choose that Party which has the track record of initiating the developmental activities in Gandhi Nagar constituency, adding that those who are selling dreams are bent upon dividing the people and are the real enemies of the constituency and the state.
Later, minister addressed series of election meetings in Bhatindi, Shanker Nagar, Gujjar Mohallah, Poonchi Mohallah, Gandhi Nagar, Sunjwa, Nanak Nagar, Deeli, Ekta Vihar, Gadigarh, Rohi Morh, Trikuta Nagar and Gangyal areas of the Gandhi Nagar constituency.
Presenting his performance as MLA Gandhi Nagar constituency, the minister disclosed that with commissioning of a number of water supply schemes in the Gandhi Nagar constituency, people are getting safe and hygienic drinking water, new ration stores have been opened up and the whole constituency, today, is connected through a network of roads and lanes. Apart from this, around 25 tube-wells were installed in various localities of the constituency to overcome water-crisis, he added.
Bhalla said that electrification of number of areas in the constituency was done by getting a number of electric poles and transformers installed and upgraded, adding that around 15 schools have been upgraded to high and higher secondary level, which are catering to the needs of thousands of students at their doorsteps and all this happened due to the positive approach, sincerity and dedication of the Congress party towards the people.
“Multipurpose-cum-community halls were constructed at Bazigar Basti, Gorkha Nagar, Rajiv Nagar and some other areas of the constituency, so that the people can hold family functions and social gatherings, the minister added.
In Government Hospital Gandhi Nagar, various new departments were established including Eye Department, Dental Department, Dialysis Unit, Minister said, adding that OPD costing Rs 18 crore was also made operational in the hospital, which caters to the needs of thousands of people on daily basis.
Among others present were Zakir, Latief Malik, Ahmed Ali, Sham, Bittu, Ex-Corporator Kulbhushan, Sukhdev, Baldev, Bala, Romesh, Ex0Corporator Tilak Raj Gupta, Sunny, Ex-Corporator Satish Sharma, etc.