CM hears out Gurugram denizens, assures prompt action
The Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday participated in Gurugram complaint redressal program.
Along with him, senior public officials including District Police Commissioner Sandeep Khirwar, Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) Chief V. Umashankar, Divisional Commissioner D.Suresh and Additional Deputy Commissioner Vinay Pratap Singh were present in the event.
Also, in attendance were Umesh Aggarwal and Tejpal Tanwar MLA's from Gurugram and Sohna.
There were over 14 major complaints that were put forward to the Chief Minister and the officials.
The grievances ranged from encroachments, labour issues to city's preparedness during monsoons. Khattar assured the complainants that action will soon be initiated.
Among the list of complaints that were given, the first one dealt with the parking lot coming up at the Sector-18 industrial area of Gurugram.
The complainants protested that since industrial sectors resulting in thousands of vehicles coming in the area, the officials were planning to destroy the green belt of the area to build a parking space.
Following this, the Chief Minister asked for more details from his officials and told the complainants that no work will be initiated till the time residents are fully satisfied with the project.
Another issue raised was the illegal encroachment by the builders at water bundh at Fazlipur Ghasaula leading to wastage of rain water.
To this, Khattar replied that the issue was pending in the court and the government will abide by the court orders.
The recent case of a bursting of a water tank causing the death of four labourers in a factory that was being operated illegally in the Sector-87 area was also highlighted to the Chief Minister.
Taking cognisance, the head of the state mentioned that action was taken against the illegal industrial units that are functional.
Commenting on the issue of massive traffic jams, the Chief Minister stated that large scale construction activities were being carried to enhance the roads and drainage infrastructure and situation will improve in the future.