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JAMMU: Speaker Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta on Saturday inspected ongoing construction and repair works in Chatha area including renovation of facilities at the local cremation ground.
The Speaker directed the concerned executing agency to speed up the work for early completion.
Upon the request of the locals, the Speaker assured them that renovation of Cremation Shed, Entry Gate & other allied works would be undertaken at the earliest. He further assured that the demand for construction of pulley over local Nallah and construction of pathway towards the cremation ground would also be taken into consideration. He also directed the officials to identify the land for parking purpose near the cremation ground.
The Speaker said that it was prime responsibility of the government to keep such places in a good condition to avoid inconvenience to the people.
He further said that the repair and construction works of other cremation grounds will also be taken up soon.
The locals also apprised Speaker about other problems faced by them.
Responding to the demands, the Speaker said that the process of improving the electricity supply, water supply, upgrading of lanes and drains has already been taken up and left out issues would be resolved at the earliest.
To strengthen drainage network, Kavinder directed the concerned officials for renovation of Nallahs in the area.
Listing dev works taken up in the area, the Speaker said that he was making all out efforts to fulfill the demands of the people of his home constituency.
Asserting that welfare of the people was top priority of the government, Kavinder directed the concerned officials to redress public grievances in a time-bound manner. “Any carelessness in redressal of the just demands of the public shall not be tolerated” he asserted.
Senior officers of concerned departments, local residents, social and political activists were also present on the occasion.
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