Press Reporter News Service
Chandigarh, September 23
Involved over varied points being confronted by town, a gaggle of eminent residents, together with a former Chief Justice of the Allahabad Excessive Court docket, Justice SS Sodhi (retd), senior advocate Manmohan Sarin and artwork historian Dr BN Goswamy, right this moment referred to as on UT Administrator Banwarilal Purohit and apprised him of the problems.
Sarin mentioned the Chandigarh Grasp Plan-2031, which was ready after a few years of arduous work and authorised by the Union Authorities, shouldn’t be fiddled with.
Massive-scale unlawful development had taken place in UT villages in violation of the grasp plan. Such unauthorised and unplanned development had modified the character of town. The primary flyover challenge of town, which was to come back up at Press Reporter Chowk, was additionally not in sync with the grasp plan. The Punjab and Haryana Excessive Court docket has stayed the axing of timber for the challenge.
The grasp plan was sacrosanct and the Administration shouldn’t tamper with it, the eminent residents mentioned.
Expressing concern over the ever-increasing visitors within the metropolis, Justice Sodhi mentioned the visitors wanted to be regulated because it had turn out to be tough to maneuver from one sector to a different. Justice Sodhi additionally pushed for cover of the eco-sensitive zone across the Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary.
Dr Goswamy mentioned there was want to guard town due to its distinctive character. “It’s a deliberate metropolis and we’re fortunate to have it,” he mentioned. Dr Goswamy introduced two books to the Administrator authored by him. Justice Sodhi, former president of the Blood Financial institution Society, and Sarin, the present president, introduced a guide on 50 years of the society to Purohit.
Sarin mentioned the Administrator requested them to provide a illustration mentioning the factors raised by them and warranted them that he would attempt to do his finest.