Mayor starts work on Peer Kho-Panjtirthi walkway project

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Jan 29: Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) Mayor, Chander Mohan Gupta today toured Peer Kho and its adjoining areas in Ward Number 3.
Rajesh Gupta, Ex-MLA; Vinay Gupta, BJP District President; Narotam Sharma and Gopal Gupta, both JMC Councillors; K.K Kandhari, senior BJP leader; Mahant of Peer Kho temple; K.S Chib, Director Floriculture; Arun Gupta, Xen JMC; Anil Gupta, AEE JMC, concerned Junior Engineer, filed staff of various section of JMC and some prominent citizens of old Jammu city also accompanied the Mayor.
During the tour Mayor started work on the walkway project from Peer Kho temple to Panjtirthi area alongside river Tawi which will be constructed at the estimated cost of Rs 4.24 crore.
Speaking on the occasion the Mayor said, this prestigious project of Jammu city will be executed by JMC under Amrut scheme within shortest possible time.
A handout stated that on completion of the pathway people of Jammu city can pay obeisance at Narsima temple, Chandra Gufa, Chintpurani Temple adjoining Peer Kho temple and enjoy morning and evening walks freely from Peer Kho to Panjtirthi and it may become a best tourist spot also.
The Mayor directed the Director Floriculture to plant more and more saplings and seasonal flowers, alongside the pathway to beautify the place.
He also directed the sanitation and electrical section of JMC to maintain better sanitation and street lights on the upcoming Holi and Maha Shivratri festivals.
The Mayor also visited Aggarbati manufacturing unit at Peer Kho installed by JMC in collaboration with Red Cross Society Jammu where Aggarbatis are being manufactured by lady workers from flowers collected by JMC from different temples of Jammu city on daily basis.


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