Sakina lays foundation stone of Wali Itoo Memorial Bridge
Damhal Hanjipora (Kulgam),Mar 18: The Minister for Social Welfare, Sakina Itoo Sunday laid the foundation stone of 450 meters long Wali Muhammad Itoo Memorial Bridge over Vaishnow Nallah at Adijan Damhal road, coming up at a cost of Rs 19.06 crore. The bridge will be completed in three years.
On the occasion, the Minister was informed that on completion of this bridge a large section of the population living on the banks of this nallah would be benefited by adequate transport facilities. She congratulated the people of the area for fulfilling their long pending demand and assured the authorities that necessary required funds would be allotted. She said that the construction work of the bridge will be started soon.
Sakina during her extensive tour of his constituency also inaugurated Data Cum Billing Counter at Damhal Hanjipora.
Later, the Minister while paying glowing tributes to former Speaker of the Assembly late Wali Mohammad Itoo on his 18th death anniversary at a largely public gathering here, highlighted the role of the late leader in building the nation and added that he throughout his life worked for the upliftment of downtrodden, needy, destitute and the people living below the poverty line of this far flung area..
Sakina said that late Itoo was not only an intellectual, but with humane heart, he all along stood up for the cause of neglected people and fought for their basic rights.
She claimed since the Omar Abdullah took reigns of the government a new era of overall development has started in all the three regions of the State. She said that Omar led Government has given priority to basic infrastructure including construction of school buildings, health centres, expansion and widening of roads connecting villages with towns and cities, upgradation of health and education institutions will fully necessary requirements and efforts are on to provide continuous electricity, health care and other basic amenities to the people of the State.
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