Jalandhar: In a major bonanza for the residents of the Jalandhar Parliamentary segment, the Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday announced a grant of more than Rs 100 crore for development works of the Jalandhar district.
The Chief Minister, while interacting with the media, said that he is personally indebted to the voters of Jalandhar Parliamentary segment for a thumping verdict in favor of the party. He said that by pressing one button the residents of Jalandhar had shut the mouth of many who had been spitting venom against him during the campaign. Bhagwant Mann said that the result is a verdict in the favor of the pro-people and development oriented policies of the state government.
Meanwhile, the Chief Minister said that the state government has transferred Rs 95 crore to Municipal Corporation Jalandhar for sprucing to the city. He said that these funds will be judiciously utilised by the civic body for the development works in the various parts of the city. Bhagwant Mann said that Jalandhar city will be developed as a model city equipped with ultra modren civic amenities.
Similarly, Mann said that work on Jalandhar-Adampur-Hoshiarpur road will be completed at a cost of Rs 13.74 crore. He said that the work on this ambitious project will be completed by September. Likewise, Bhagwant Mann also said that the work for construction of 17.46 kilometre long Nakodar to Goraya road via Jandiala will also be completed by September.
He reiterated that voters of Jalandhar have rejected the negative and hatred based propaganda of traditional parties by giving verdict in favour of development oriented policies of the state government.
He said that the voters of Jalandhar Parliamentary segment had casted votes in favour of schools of eminence, Aam Aadmi Clinics, unprecedented progress, well being of the people and others. CM said that while they had sought votes on the name of development, their opponents had demanded vote for the name of caste and sects.