Construction of Skywalk is extravagance: Dr Renu Jogi

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 08 Aug 2017 10:53:34


Staff Reporter,


MLA from Kota and Deputy Leader of Opposition in Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly Dr Renu Jogi has observed that construction of the skywalk in 3 to 4 kms radius from the Shashtri Chowk is extravagance of Rs 42.55 crores. In a press release issued, Dr Jogi has stated that the reason being cited for the skywalk is that Shashtri Chowk is the busiest point.

Pointing out the proposed six-lane road construction in place of the narrow gauge railway line from Raipur railway station via Fafadih, Central Jail, Pandri, Shankar Nagar, Avanti Vihar, Amlidih up to Kendri, Dr Jogi stated that alike canal road alternative road will be available up to Dr BR Ambedkar Memorial Hospital and the railway station. Naming a few historic buildings like town hall, Devlalikar Kala Vidhika that are located near the under-construction skywalk, Dr Jogi said that it is not only necessary, but duty of Chhattisgarh people to protect them with their originality.

She also mentioned that had flyover been constructed then it would have proved to be more beneficial for the people.