JAMMU,Dec 8: Former Minister and Ex- MLA, Sat Sharma (CA) started upgradation works of Ajay Anand Municipal Park at Old Rehari area of Ward Number 8. Accompanied by Corporator, Dr Akshay Sharma, district president, Munish Khajuria, State secretary BJP, Praduman Singh, Mandal president, Keshav Chopra, BJP leader Ayodhya Gupta, officials of Jammu Municipal Corporation, (JMC) Sharma started the works in the presence of many local residents and political activists of the area.
The upgradation works will be completed at an estimated amount of Rs 6 lakh approximately. Pertinent to mention, an amount of Rs 6 lakh was also contributed during the tenure of Ex-MLA but due to insufficiency of funds to take up further works, the amount was further sanctioned from the funds given to Corporator by JMC.
Speaking on the occasion, Sat Sharma said that the park caters to the needs of adjoining wards as well and hundreds of people visit the park daily for various purposes. He said that the park is named after a local resident and dedicated activist of the party, late Ajay Anand who passed away sometime back and dedicating to him, the park has been constructed for locals.
He said the works include open gym for children and others, repairing of tile path, fencing, installation of benches and other necessary items required for improving the condition of the park.
He stated that people of different age groups including aged people, middle aged people and youngsters visit the park daily and it is his duty to provide every citizen of Jammu West with every possible service at their doorsteps.
Dr. Akshay also stated that works will improve the sanitation condition of the park also and he also stressed upon promoting the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi of building a clean and green nation and he also appealed the masses to contribute in the noble cause by making their surroundings clean.
The former BJP MLA also toured the adjoining areas as well and also took stock of problems being faced by the residents. He also asked the concerned officials to write down the grievances of the public and take immediate steps on them.