Pb Govt provided nod for Land Acquisition for Rajpura-Mohali-Chd Rail Link
Patiala(Jagdeep Chopra) – The decks were cleared for a major rail Link between Rajpura-Mohali-Chandigarh to become a reality on Monday as the Captain Amarinder Singh led state government provided nod for Land Acquisition for the project thus providing direct connectivity to ten district’s of the Malwa region of the state with their State Capital.The project saw the light when a delegation led by Patiala Member of Parliament (MP) Dr. Dharamvira Gandhi today met the Punjab finance Minister, Manpreet Singh Badal, in this connection and also made a request to him for acquisition of 43.192 hect. land at the cost of Rs. 78.85 crore for the said project, already passed by the Ministry of Railways, Government of India.Dr. Gandhi talking to the Daily Post late this evening told that the meeting took place in the evening and the Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal has given his approval for the acquisition of land.He further claimed that Manpreet Singh Badal even also told the delegation that after talking to the Chief Minister, Capt. Amrinder Singh, who he beliefs will be too happy to sanction money to provide connectivity through this Rail link to the people of 10 Districts of Malwa and Rajasthan, to the capital of Punjab, Chandigarh. sent the project to the Union Railway Ministry soon.Dr. Gandhi while thanking the Finance Minister for his support and sanctioned to this project. With the acquisition of land all desks will be cleared for construction of this important 24 Km and vital Rail Link, which will not only help people to travel cheap, comfortable and safe but will also boost trade & Industry and tourism of Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan. Beside Dr. Gandhi the deputation included Dilpreet Dhillon, Anil Goyal, Jasvir Singh Randhawa and Nardev Singh. Dr. Gandhi further told the Daily Post that even he is making efforts for the early start of the work on the doble rail link of Rajpura-Bathinda Rail Line and electrification of that track too and work over the project is going to take start soon. He said that the Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has also provided his consent to formally inaugurating the commencement of the project and hope that the work over it commence soon.
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