JAMMU, Sept 22: Former Minister and Ex-MLA Jammu West, Sat Sharma (CA) along with Corporator Ward 40 Neelam Nargotra started construction works of cremation ground (Shamshan Ghat) at Durga Nagar area of Ward 40. They were accompanied by JMC officials, Mandal president, BJP Keshav Chopra, district general secretary, Rajesh Gupta, local residents and political activists of the area.
The works will be executed at an estimated cost of Rs 20 lakh and the funds were allotted to the Corporator for taking up developmental works in the Ward.
Speaking on the occasion, Sat Sharma said that our slogan is “Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas Sabka Vishwas” which means that no segment remains untouched and we respect the sentiments of each and every religion in the society. He said cremation grounds and graveyards were developed during his tenure as MLA and wherever necessary, the funds are still being provided to develop such places which hold religious importance in the society. He lauded the efforts of the local Corporator for providing best possible infra to the residents of Ward 40 and said that all 26 wards in Jammu West Assembly Segment have witnessed remarkable development in the last six years.
He also stated that for the first time ever in the history of J&K, such massive development is taking place which is all because of PM Modi who always thinks about the welfare of people across UT.
Neelam Nargotra said that crores of rupees were spent in the Ward during the tenure of former MLA which changed the infra scenario. She stated that for cleanliness in the ward people are also cooperating a lot which means that people support the vision of PM Modi and promoting “Swach Bharat” campaign everywhere. She also stated about upcoming developmental works to be taken up in the ward. She said that there was a dire need to develop the cremation ground as its condition was not good and as a responsible citizen it is our duty to develop such places holding religious importance.
Keshav Chopra and Rajesh Gupta said that no other Constituency in J&K witnessed this much development in the last six years except Jammu West. He said every activist of BJP under the leadership of former MLA reached out to masses and benefited the public through various schemes of the Central Government.
AEE JMC Ashish, JE BK Raina, Satyabhushan Dubey, Yash Pal Shivgotra, Rahul Nargotra, Abhishek Sharma, Sachin Nargotra, Dr Bakshi and several others were also present.