Nagpur: Mayor Pravin Datke, enraged by the hardships being faced by citizens due to slow speed of progress in the construction of Maskasath and Dahibazaar Railway bridges, personally visited both the placesand reviewed the work. While explaining the reasons for poor progress in the construction work, the concerned officials informed the Mayor that encroachment at these places put spokes in the work.
The Mayor Datke was accompanied by East Nagpur MLA Krishna Khopde, Central Nagpur MLA Vikas Kumbhare and Standing Committee Chairman Ramesh Singare among others.
The officials further said that 160-meter work of approach ramp on Dahibazaar-Itwari Railway Station bridge has been completed. The tarring and other related work will be finished within a month. The other works have been affected by large scale encroachment, said the officials. The Mayor directed the officials to remove the encroachments immediately and speed up the works.
After reviewing Dahibazaar bridge, the Mayor Datke and others visited site of Maskasath bridge. Here the Mayor faced demonstration from angry citizens over the slow progress. Later, Mayor met a delegation of citizens and held discussion with them. He directed the concerned officials to complete the work at both the bridges as early as possible.
Others who were present include Superintending Engineer Prakash Urade, Medical Services and Health Committee Chairman Devendra Meher, Satranjipura Zone Chairman Ramdas Gudadhe, Rights Company’s Ajay Udapure, S M Bhombe, Consultant Company’s Rajesh Sharma, Mukesh Khanchandani and other officials.
A meeting of concerned officials is slated to be held on September 22 for taking measures to speed up works at both the bridges.