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Gurgaon: CM Khattar to hold first Janta Durbar in city on Sunday at John Hall

Residents will put forward their grievances at the event at John Hall near Civil Lines

gurgaon Updated: Oct 06, 2017 21:33 IST
Abhishek Behl
The Janta Durbar is being seen as an attempt by the chief minister to reiterate the government’s resolve infrastructure issues and other problems in Gurgaon.
The Janta Durbar is being seen as an attempt by the chief minister to reiterate the government’s resolve infrastructure issues and other problems in Gurgaon.(Parveen Kumar/HT FILE)

Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar will hold his first ‘Janta Durbar’ (public meeting) on Sunday, October , in Gurgaon during which he will directly hear the grievances of the residents. The durbar will be held at John Hall near Civil Lines, Gurgaon and registration for residents, who want to put forward their grievances will start at 9am on Sunday, while the durbar will commence at 10am.

The Gurgaon district administration said that adequate arrangement for issuing tokens to complainants, parking and seating facilities have been made at Joh Hall and the vacant area around it. Four to five computer operators will register the complaints at the venue and token numbers will be issued to each complainant.

Senior officials of district administration, police, and civic agencies, including HUDA, DTCP and MCG, will be present at the durbar and they will taking directions from the chief minister for resolution of complaints and problems. Parking arrangement for visitors has been done at a space adjacent to John Hall and other government offices.

Prior to the commencement of the ‘janta durbar’ , a meeting of the district grievances committee will be held at 9am under the chairmanship of the chief minister. The committee will hear 25 grievances, which are related encroachment of green belt, pollution, illegal construction, setting up of illegal vegetable market and several other issues.

The chief minister will hear a complaint pertaining to illegal construction by a real estate company at Fazilpur Ghasola on ‘revenue land and bundh’ in which it has been alleged that drainage system has been destroyed because of the construction activity. At Tigra village, some influential men have allegedly encroached on a road and set up illegal vegetable market. The encroachment will also come up during the public meeting with the CM.

Residents have complained to the district administration regarding the encroachment of a green belt and road at Old Delhi Gurgaon Road by an automobile dealer and other industries. Apart from these, complaints pertaining to illegal markets in several new sectors, pollution caused by chemical factories at Bhora Kalan near Bilaspur will also be heard at the meeting.

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The Janta Durbar is being seen as an attempt by the chief minister to reiterate the government’s resolve infrastructure issues and other problems in Gurgaon, as the BJP government had promised that the issues plaguing the city will be addressed on priority, during its poll campaign.

Earlier, Khattar had also ensured that complaints related to real estate were heard at the highest level when he had chaired the AGRF meeting in the city.