Nagpur: The Government Guest House Ravibhavan on Friday witnessed hundreds of citizens, led by people’s representatives, meeting the Guardian Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule and submitting him memorandums of their different demands.
MLAs Sudhakar Kohale, Dr Milind Mane, Sudhakar Deshmukh, Corporators Sandeep Joshi, Ramesh Singare, Sandeep Jadhav and others put up grievances of people before the Guardian Minister.
West Nagpur MLA Sudhakar Deshmukh demanded widening of Hazaripahad-Bhivsen Khori Road by removing encroachments. The minister directed the concerned officials to fix a day in October for ridding the encroachments with police protection and start widening of the road.
Sakoli legislator Bala Kashikar highlighted the difficulties being faced by over 20,000 farmers regarding load-shedding norms. For reducing the load-shedding, 52 feeders will have to be installed, Kashikar was told by the minister. Bawankule also asked the officials to initiate possible steps for ensuring 12-hour power supply to Gaothan and agriculture pumps. A proposal in this regard should be prepared immediately, he said.
Bawankule directed the concerned officials to ensure water supply, power and other facilities at residential colonies of Vanjhra allotted under Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) scheme. Corporator Sandeep Joshi raised the issue.
Similarly, various problems being faced by different areas were apprised to the Guardian Minister such as grievances of citizens of Manewada-Besa Road, employing sanitation workers at Government Medical College and Hospital from viklong (Divyang) quota etc.
Bawankule directed the officials to resolve problem of Pandharabodi citizens regarding construction of a road through forest area for facilitating drinking water at Ambazari Lake for their cattle. The minister asked the officials to resolve the problem within 12 hours.