Restore all defunct visitors lights on GT Street: Ex-AAP dist president
Amritsar, January 9
Former district president of Aam Aadmi Social gathering Suresh Kumar Sharma and social activist Satnam Singh referred to as on the Municipal Commissioner and raised the difficulty of putting in countdown timers at visitors lights at totally different intersections of GT Street with rapid impact to resolve visitors issues lately. In addition they submitted a memorandum to the MC Commissioner to resolve this downside.
Suresh mentioned the street from the railway station to India Gate is the primary street of the west constituency within the metropolis and the Railway Station Chowk, Sadar Chowk, Putlighar Chowk, Khalsa School Chowk, College Chowk, Chungi Chowk, Khandwala Chowk, Chheharta Chowk and Naraingarh Chowk are the primary intersections alongside the street. Of those, the Putlighar Chowk, Railway Station Chowk and Chheharta Chowk intersections witness lengthy visitors jams every single day.
Putlighar Chowk falls within the Amritsar West constituency and is a crucial intersection alongside the GT Street the place commuters face lengthy visitors jams each night. It takes half an hour to cross the chowk. Within the night, there’s a crowd of commuters coming back from the Attari-Wagah border. Each resident of Amritsar West needs decision of this downside.
The activists mentioned in the course of the earlier Congress authorities, a 207-cr tender was floated for putting in cameras and visitors lights for 3 cities of Punjab, Amritsar, Jalandhar and Sultanpur Lodhi, however the primary intersection of Amritsar was ignored on this tender. In Amritsar, below this tender, seven automated visitors lights and 10 visitors lights with countdown timers have been to be put in at 17 intersections, however within the listing of 17 intersections, Putlighar Chowk and Railway Station Chowk are usually not named although these two intersections on the GT Street are two main factors the place commuters face most bother.
Suresh Kumar referred to as on the Municipal Commissioner and raised the difficulty of putting in visitors lights with countdown timers at these two intersections by means of a brand new tender and urged him to regulate visitors by repairing the previous visitors lights.
He mentioned after getting the defective visitors lights repaired, he would name on the Police Commissioner to induce him to depute extra workers in order that commuters don’t face any problem.