Mamata to arrive at N Bengal today to inaugurate 'Bhorer Alo'
Darjeeling: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be arriving at North Bengal on Wednesday for a two-day visit. On arrival she will inaugurate her dream project 'Bhorer Alo' at Gajoldoba, Jalpaiguri.
On arrival at Bagdogra Airport, the Chief Minister will head for Gajoldoba. She is scheduled to inaugurate 'Bhorer Alo' at 4 pm on Wednesday.
'Bhorer Alo', located around 30 km from Siliguri in Jalpaiguri district, is dubbed as India's largest integrated tourism location. Spread across a sprawling area of 208 acres, it has different components including a budget hotel, 2 star category hotels and a high-end hotel. A 9 hole golf course spread across 60 acres of land is also coming up at Gajoldoba.
'Bhorer Alo' will boast of cycling, boating and camping facilities. It will also have a trekking route through Saraswati Tea Estate to the Bengal Safari. A state institute of hotel management called 'Arohon', along with a home for the elderly, a police station and a health care centre are on the anvil as well. The Chief Minister could be halting at Gajoldoba for the night or at Uttarkanya, the mini-secretariat located at a short distance from Gajoldoba.
On Thursday, the Chief Minister is scheduled to meet the local business community at Marwari Bhawan on Sevok Road in Siliguri. She will also be attending an award ceremony of the Siliguri Journalists Club. She will be returning to Kolkata on Friday.