People of wards 129, 130 and 131 of Behala, Kolkata, are likely to get rid of drinking water woes as a booster pumping station was inaugurated on Saturday at Senpally in Ward No 129.
The pumping station was inaugurated by Mayor of Kolkata, Sovan Chatterjee. State Urban Development Minister Firhad Hakim, Education Minister Partha Chatterjee, AITC general secretary Subrata Bakshi were also present at the occasion.
With inauguration of this 3 lakh gallon capacity pump, people of the area, including that of mayor’s ward are likely to get rid of water crisis, which has been a local issue for a long time.
Partha Chatterjee said that the Government under Trinamool Congress is delivering the promises it made to the people.
Firhad Hakim said that Bengal is setting example for other states.
Sovan Chatterjee added that water crisis in the city has been largely eradicated. There will be a time when the city will be100% tube-well free, he said.
The booster pumping station was on Saturday named after eminent lyricist Mohini Chowdhury.