Dharmshala : Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today performed foundation stone laying ceremonies of nine developmental projects worth about Rs. 43 crore in Fatehpur Assembly Constituency of Kangra district. While presiding over the ‘Labharthi Sammalen’ of various welfare schemes of the State Government at Wazir Ram Singh Stadium at Fatehpur, the Chief Minister announced opening of Sub Tehsil at Rae, upgradation of High School Barot to Government Senior Secondary School,channelization of Nagoh and Kundal khud, Rs 10 lakh for retaining wall at Guru Ravi Dass temple complex, Patwar Circle at Nangal, starting of MA Hindi and M. Com classes in Wizar Singh Degree College Dehri (Fatehpur) and upgrading this college as Post Graduate College. He announced Rs 2 crore for link roads and other works of the area which include link road from Diana to Kulala in G.P. Diana, retaining wall near Baba Balak Nath Mandi Dhiana in Gram Panchayat Dhiana, road from Ravi Dass Mandir to Kaptial in G.P. Kuttwasi, road from Pukhar Talab to Shamshanghat in G.P. Kuttwasi, road from main road to house of Shahid Babu Ram in Gram Panchayat Chakbari, road from main road to village Mithal, village Ghanbiyal, Khara Lahar, Luthiyal School, repair/maintenance of road from Tadoli to Suanar, construction of link road from Thath to Jatt Belli, construction of link road from Ghait to Kohlari, construction of link road from Malhanta to Ruri, construction of link road from Moch to Chatta (section Jagnoli to Chatta), construction of link road from Jagnoli Bhatta Baruna Bhawara, construction of link road from Jhikli Takwal to Mohala Takhana Badiyali, construction of link road from main road to house of Shri Bachitar Singh, Freedom Fighter in village Batrahan, construction of link road from Sakoh Jogian to Harizan Basti, construction of link road from Patti to Harizan Basti Manjoli and construction of link road from Dakiyara Baral to Durhag Rayali. He also announced construction of Saheed Samarak at Fatehpur, upgradation of Police Post Fatehpur to Police Station, Rs 10 lakh for construction of Press Club Fatehpur and making CHC Rae 24×7 functional health institution.
Forests Minister Rakesh Pathania said that it was the right time for the people of Fatehpur to wake up and join hands to support the policies and programmes of the State Government. He said that the present State Government has ensured balanced and equitable development of the State. Chairman, State Finance Commission Satpal Singh Satti said that the Chief Minister has visited Fatehpur area for the second time which shows his concern towards the development of Fatehpur area. He said that the Chief Minister himself was from a simple background and was well aware of the developmental expectations of the people of the State. He said that this was only possible in the BJP as it was a party of the workers unlike Congress which was a party of a family. He urged the people of Fatehpur area to support the present State leadership to ensure equitable development of the area.
Former MP Kripal Parmar said that the present tenure of the State Government under the able leadership of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has ushered in a new era of development in the State and Fatehpur area has also been progressing by leaps and bounds along with the other parts of the State. Local BJP leader Baldev Thakur said that the area remained neglected in the matter of development for the last many years. He said that the present tenure of the State Government has ensured that this area also gets its due in the matter of development.