|Early Times Report|
JAMMU, Oct 12: Former Minister and ex-MLA Jammu West Sat Sharma (CA) along with Councillor Nidhi Mangotra started the works of a Community Hall at Guru Ravi Dass Mandir in Pacca Talab area in Ward 17. Sharma was also accompanied by Mandal President Raveesh Mengi, ex-Councillor Balwan Singh, Mandir Committee President Jagdish Raj, local residents and political activists of the area.
The works will be done at an estimated cost of Rs 50 lakhs and a modernized Community Hall will be constructed under the same works.
Speaking on the occasion, Sat Sharma said that this place holds a great significance in our society and it is our prime duty to develop such places which hold a great religious importance. He said Guru Ravi Dass sacrificed his whole life by serving the society and we all must follow his teachings which allow us to create an atmosphere of brotherhood and harmony.
He stated that Jammu West has progressed a lot towards development and in the last six years, the infrastructural development pertaining to roads, setting up of transformers, replacing old pipes with fresh ones, construction of halls, upgradation of cremation grounds and other works are kept on priority in all 26 wards of the Constituency.
Nidhi Mangotra said that this was the much awaited work which has been taken up and it also showered happiness amongst the followers of Guru Ravi Dass. She said pending works in the ward wil be taken up in coming times and wherever required help of former MLA will also be taken to solve remaining problems in the ward.
Raveesh Mengi said that former MLA has been on ground even after nearly three years of the dissolution of the Assembly and he reaches out to masses in every ward and solves their grievances from time to time.
Rajan Thakyal, Ashok Kumar, Happy, Suresh Kumar, Raj Kumari, Neelam, Shama Devi, Lali Devi, Nisha, Reema Devi, Nirmala and several others were also present.