BJP State General Secretary, Sh. Harinder Gupta welcomed the move of Government of India to initiate the work on landmark and ambitious about 450 miles long strategically important Katra-Delhi Road Expressway via Amritsar.
Sh. Harinder Gupta said that the allotment of the project regarding its alignment studies and other technicalities is a welcome move in way of one of the greatest projects, which will provide a major link in the coming times for the pilgrims and other tourists coming to the state along with the improvement of trade and business ties of state with the neighbouring states of Nation providing an easy and fast way of travel to the state saving fuel, time and energy of all the stake holders involved and this will go a long way in boosting the economy of state as well as paving the way for state to be developed as self sufficient and healthy competitor with other states. He also said that this will also result in the improvement of educational infrastructure as well as career opportunities for the youngsters of region.
Harinder Gupta expressed gratitude to the Lok Sabha MP, Dr. Jitendra Singh for his concern over the issue and said that the he has taken personal pain for the same. He also thanked the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Transport Minister, Nitin Gadkari for allocating funds for the same so as to develop the said road on world class fashion, which will greatly reduce the time of travel as well as save the precious lives by reduction in the number of accidents.
Gupta further said that the agenda of development put forth by the PM Modi led NDA government at the Centre is also visible at very ground level in the state despite its tough and versatile terrain. He enumerated various mega projects brought to the state in form of premier health and educational institutions, the state of the art “Chenani-Nashri” tunnel, development of tourist circles, widening of Jammu-Srinagar Highway, coming up of new industries and the most important of all beginning of return of normalcy in Kashmir Valley and shift of focus of valley youth towards the greater goals of life achievements making their lives peaceful and successful. He also boasted on the move of government to initiate positive steps towards the process of regularization of daily wagers, saying that the government is continuously working to address all the issues of common masses.