Local BJP MLA and former local bodies minister Manoranjan Kalia has demanded budgetary allocation for a sports hub in the city and for a flyover on the Kapurthala Chowk.
Speaking on budget in the assembly, Kalia also said that the city should also be included in the 'Safe City' concept, introduced currently for Amritsar and Ludhiana. He appreciated the fact that the state government had earmarked Rs. 5,000 crore for infrastructure.
Kalia requested tchief minister Parkash Singh Badal to take up the matter of constructing a building a railway over bridge or railway under sridge at seven points of Railway crossings, namely Tanda Road , Chugguti , Bashirpura , Dakoha , Dhanowali, Ladhewali Road , Chandan Nagar with the railway ministry.