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Aman Bahl started the Sanjha Jal Talab project in Gurdaspur The foundation stone of the first pond to be built at village Bhumbali

AMRIK SINGH | August 05, 2022 05:34 PM

GURDASPUR: Today, senior Aam Aadmi Party leader and in-charge of Gurdaspur Constituency Raman Bahl has reached Bhumbali village of his constituency and started the Sanjha Jal Talab project related to proper use of rain water. Under this, the construction of a pond was started in the village to collect rain water and use it properly.

Raman Bahl said that the government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Maan is taking various serious measures to save the falling level of underground water, under which the government has started a campaign for the maintenance of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahautsas has run Under this, in Bhumbali village of Gurdaspur block, the scheme Sanjha Jal Talab was started by requesting prayers at the place of Shiva temple, Jathera and Pira.

Raman Bahl said that on the one hand, where underground water is decreasing, there is also concern about the problem of sewage water. But these projects will help to maintain the ground water and will create a good tourist and travel place for the people of the surrounding villages.

Raman Bahl said that various villages have been selected under this project where ponds will be constructed in the common land in which rain water will be collected. He said that such ponds will be constructed in five villages of Gurdaspur block, of which the first pond is being constructed at village Bhumbali.

Today, the construction work of this pond has been started and it will be completed within about a month, on which 19 lakh rupees will be spent.

On this occasion, Additional Program Officer Sartaj Singh said that the depth of this pond will be about six feet, the edges of which will be diagonally constructed. There will be a fifteen feet track around it, out of which interlock tiles will be installed in five feet to make a track, where people will be able to walk. Fruit and shade plants will be planted in the remaining ten feet space, which will also purify the environment. He said that in the initial phase, such ponds will be constructed in 75 villages in the entire district.

On this occasion Captain Bhagwant Singh, performing the duties of the stage secretary, thanked Raman Bahl and the government on behalf of the entire villagers and said that he will always be indebted to the government for this effort to save water in this village. Along with this, the villagers warmly welcomed Raman Bahl on his arrival in the village and assured that the Aam Aadmi Party will be given all kinds of support in this village.

On this occasion Aam Aadmi Party's district secretary Bharat Bhushan, JE Raman Kumar, Deepak Sharma, Puneet Tarkula, Lakhwinder Singh, Jaipal Singh, Manpreet Singh Rodanwali, Paramjit Singh and Ranjit Singh etc., Aam Aadmi Party volunteers from the village and the people of the area. were present in numbers.

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