Saturday, 04 September 2021 | PNS | Dehradun
Chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami announced that Srinagar municipality will be upgraded into a municipal corporation, making it the first municipal corporation in the mountainous regions of the state. Dhami said this while speaking at the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Jan Ashirvad Rally at Srinagar in Pauri district on Friday in response to the request of the local MLA and cabinet minister Dhan Singh Rawat. The CM also made various announcements in response to the request of cabinet minister Satpal Maharaaz.
Thanking the gathering for the support, Dhami said that each of his announcements will be followed by a government order and its execution. He said that officials have been directed to ensure redressal of public grievances at the block, Tehsil and district level failing which, explanation will be sought from the officials responsible. He said that the government is attempting to start the Char Dham Yatra but added that this issue is pending in the court. Lambasting the Congress for corruption during the many decades it governed the nation, he commended the way things had improved since Narendra Modi became the Prime Minister.
Health minister Dhan Singh Rawat appreciated the large number of people who had gathered on the occasion. He pointed out that more than 500 persons had become members of the BJP on the occasion. The Tourism and Culture minister Satpal Maharaaz said that the large crowd which had gathered for the rally had made history.
BJP State president Madan Kaushik said that the CM’s announcement of upgrading Srinagar into a municipal corporation will pave the way for major developments. Stating that the 2022 Assembly election is very important, he said that the BJP had blown the poll bugle with the Jan Ashirvad rally.