Cong says acquisition of land vital for improving ROAD infrastructure

In an indirect attack on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over her cold feet on acquiring land for public purpose,state Congress president Pradip Bhattacharya on Thursday said land was required for widening of the highways and it was imperative for development.

Written by Press Trust Of India | Malda | Published: October 12, 2012 3:51:22 am

In an indirect attack on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over her cold feet on acquiring land for public purpose,state Congress president Pradip Bhattacharya on Thursday said land was required for widening of the highways and it was imperative for development. “For widening of roads,land has to be acquired. This is very urgent. If necessary,project report has to be prepared for talks with transport authorities,” the senior Congress leader told a press meet here.“No where in the country development can be halted on the issue of acquiring land and widening of roads. This is not done,” Bhattacharya said advocating the need for better road infrastructure in the state.

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