Tribune Information Service
Amritsar, December 6
The non-governmental organisation (NGO), Amritsar Vikas Manch, on Sunday urged the Amritsar Municipal Company to not search monetary help from three golf equipment located contained in the Ram Bagh for its upkeep.
Manmohan Singh Brar, chief, Amritsar Vikas Manch, mentioned, “One of many three deorees (entrance gate) was utilized by the Service Membership for a few years. The membership administration destroyed internal buildings and raised cabinets and partitions as per their want and conveyance. They handed over the construction to the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) some years in the past. A watch tower continues to be of their possession. The lease interval expired a few years in the past and administration of three golf equipment shouldn’t be paying any lease to the MC.”
Principal Kulwant Singh Ankhi, patron, Amritsar Vikas Manch, mentioned, “We filed a writ petition earlier than the Punjab and Haryana Excessive Court docket to shift the golf equipment from Ram Bagh. The matter continues to be sub-judice. Thus, it’s contempt of courtroom to hunt help of these people who find themselves dealing with the courtroom case.”
‘Violation of pact’
As per the settlement between the MC and the ASI, the second get together (Commissioner of the MC) agreed that backyard and open areas inside the notified boundaries of the monument shall be maintained by the civic physique.
Nonetheless, three golf equipment, together with Amritsar Membership, Lumpsden Membership and Service Membership, operational inside the monument indulged in unauthorised development, mentioned members of the Amritsar Vikas Manch.
‘Beautify ram bagh underneath Sensible Metropolis challenge’
The Amritsar Vikas Manch urged the authorities to cancel the tender for establishing sports activities and girls parks. Ram Bagh needs to be beautified underneath the Sensible Metropolis challenge as inexperienced parks underneath elevated highway and different inexperienced belts had been being maintained, mentioned members of the Manch