Haryana: Congress MLA meets Delhi metro authorities, requests ‘change in railway route’

Ravi S Singh
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, September 30

Neeraj Sharma, Congress MLA from Faridabad, on Wednesday met Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) authorities, and urged for the inclusion of Payali Chowk in the list of stations on the proposed Faridabad-Gurgaon metro railway route.

During the meeting, Sharma apprised the officials, that the present route, connecting Bata Chowk and Aravali Golf Club, leaves large areas of the NIT and the Ballabgarh assembly constituencies completely uncatered.

The MLA batted for redrawing the route via Batta Chowk and Pyali Chowk, which would cater to three assembly constituencies: NIT, Ballabgarh and Badkhal.

The three constituencies have a high-density population, and have high-percentage of workers, and low populace of the in the low-income group, especially in NIT.

Also, these areas are dotted with a large number of units of micro, small, and medium enterprises, and are added in the category of the cottage industry.

The traffic has increased manifold, intra-Faridabad and Faridabad-Gurgaon. 

Also, the government’s departments and institutions including Civil Hospital ESIC hospital have located the area.

After the meeting, Sharma said, that the authorities have assured to look into his representation.

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