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AAP, not BJP, doing real nation building: Kerjiwal

NEW DELHI: Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said his govt was once contributing to “country development” by means of establishing new flyovers, roads, mohalla clinics and schools in the capital.
Laying the basis of two flyovers — at Shastri Park and Seelampur in northeast Delhi — the AAP convener said that BJP had “ruined” the country with its divisive politics, demonetisation, poor implementation of goods and products and services tax, Rafale rip-off and sealing of stores in Delhi.

“We are establishing 21,000 new study rooms in govt schools, putting in mohalla clinics, have made electrical energy cheaper and supplied water to 400 colonies in the closing 4 years. This is actual country development,” Kejriwal said.

Calling upon folks to vote for AAP in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections to forestall the “Modi-Shah duo”, the CM said Congress can't defeat BJP in Delhi. “Vote for a birthday party that may defeat BJP. In Bengal, Mamata Banerjee’s birthday party can defeat BJP. In UP, it is the SP-BSP mix and in Tamil Nadu DMK. Similarly, in Delhi only AAP can defeat BJP. If you vote for Congress, BJP will win,” he said. “Neither Modi nor Rahul Gandhi will turn out to be PM this time,” he added.

The two flyovers, to be constructed at a price of Rs 303 crore, will supply a signal-free journey between Kashmere Gate ISBT and Apsara Border near Seemapuri. PWD may even widen the road and toughen pedestrian facilities. The challenge could be finished in 18 months and can be in a position by means of August 2020.

The challenge was once cleared by means of the expenditure finance committee in May 2018, whilst the Delhi cupboard gave its nod in July 2018.

Officials said the Shastri Park flyover may have two carriageways of 3 lanes every. There will be a cloverleaf for Apsara Border-bound traffic coming from Gandhi Nagar and another for cars headed towards from Khajuri to get admission to the flyover. The total period of the flyover will be around 700 metres. At Seelampur, a 1,200m single-carriageway flyover can be constructed alongside an existing facility.

For making improvements to pedestrian motion at Seelampur intersection, PWD will widen the present underpass by means of three metres. The challenge additionally contains widening of the road to offer loose left turn towards Jaffrabad to help decongest the crossing.

Shastri Park junction and Seelampur are probably the most congested issues on GT Road between Kashmere Gate ISBT and Apsara Border and continuously witness long snarls. According to an estimate, nearly two lakh cars move via these two chokepoints day by day.

The initiatives will scale back shuttle time and save 13,802 man-hours in step with day. “They may even scale back fuel intake by means of 2,625 litres. The receive advantages will overpass the price of the challenge in 4 years,” said an reliable.

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