Press Reporter News Service
Patiala, October 1
Milk dairies of Patiala metropolis will now be shifted to the brand new dairy shifting website of Ablowal village solely in any case vital amenities as per the Municipal Company act are offered. The instructions had been issued by Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi to the Patiala Deputy Commissioner in a late-night growth on Thursday after a gathering with dairy farmers of the town in Chandigarh.
The dairy farmers, as per orders of the Municipal Company, Patiala, had been presupposed to shift to the brand new website by September 30. The Company was additionally devising a plan to make sure compliance of its orders after over a month-long spree of issuing challans to them for varied violations, together with dumping waste into the town’s sewerage strains and others.
In a video, the Chief Minister could be heard directing an official on the telephone that the dairy farmers be shifted to the brand new website solely after the entry highway and inner roads are correct together with amenities, together with water provide and others.
On the request of the dairy farmers, he mentioned, “The Patiala mayor says the dairies shall be evicted forcibly, however that shouldn’t be allowed. The wants of the dairy farmers ought to be taken into consideration,” he mentioned.
When contacted, Deputy Commissioner Kumar Amit mentioned he had acquired the verbal order from the Chief Minister in a late-night telephone name. “We’ve been directed to offer all fundamental amenities to the dairy farmers on the website earlier than shifting them. As such, all amenities shall be offered to the dairy farmers as per the Municipal Company act.”
The Deputy Commissioner additionally held a gathering with the dairy farmers on Friday morning. He mentioned, “A gathering with officers involved with the challenge shall be held quickly and lapses, if any, shall be handled.”
The challenge: Other than being a vital challenge of the town to make sure correct clearance of the town’s sewerage system that continues to be clogged throughout rains, the dairy shifting challenge can also be twined with political turns of Patiala. It has been hanging fireplace since 2004 after it was first introduced by then chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh. It was cleared throughout the federal government of Shiromani Akali Dal in 2016, however was mooted after the native authorities division determined to make amendments to the plan after the Congress got here to energy in 2017. The work on the website began solely in 2020. Whereas the roads and sewerage connections have been offered, different amenities as per devised plan of the Company are but to be accomplished. Native SAD leaders not too long ago raised questions on alleged lapses on a part of the Company.