Durgapur, Jul 20: Trader bodies in Durgapur and Asansol are sealed in a conflict over a headquarters of a district that will be forged out of Burdwan and will embody a twin towns’ subdivisions.
The supervision has roughly finalised a preference to make Asansol a domicile of a due district. Traders in Asansol have welcomed a preference though those in Durgapur are hostile it and highlighting a “advantages” of a steel town.
The Durgapur businessmen are claiming that a city is well-planned, immeasurable and have complicated comforts like good roads, amicable infrastructure and connectivity with north Bengal.
They have collected a signatures of around 10,000 residents in support of their direct that a domicile be in Durgapur city and will contention it to arch apportion Mamata Banerjee soon.
The Durgapur traders have also splashed posters banners via a city propelling residents to “unite” in support of a demand.
“We have sought an appointment with a arch minister. Durgapur has some-more comforts than Asansol. If a arch apportion can’t find time to accommodate us, we can contention a signature gathering to a arch secretary,” pronounced Kabi Dutta, a handling executive of a Citi Residency hotel chain.
Dutta, who is also an executive cabinet member of a Durgapur Chamber of Commerce and Industries, pronounced a stretch between a dual towns was usually 40km. “So there should not be any problem of accessibility,” he said.
Pointing out a drawbacks of Asansol, Dutta said: “Asansol city is a partial of a spark belt and so is disposed to subsidence. It is dry and clumsy. On a other hand, Durgapur is clean. The arriving Andal airfield is only 10km away. The airfield site is 30km from Asansol.”
The ubiquitous secretary of a Durgapur Chamber of Commerce, Haraprosad Ghosal, pronounced a city was an “education hub”, with a series of private engineering and government colleges including a mainly run National Institute of Technology (NIT). “A medical college is also in a pipeline. Unlike Asansol, many housing projects are entrance adult in and around Durgapur town.”
The Asansol Chamber of Commerce president and owners of several hotels in Asansol and Durgapur, Subrata Dutta, however, pronounced Asansol was a “business hub” “The city has intensity markets in both sell and wholesale. The game-changing IIISCO Steel Plant modernisation plan in Burnpur will change a face of Asansol. The Eastern Coalfields Ltd conduct bureau is in Sanctoria, that is nearer to Asansol,” Subrata Dutta said.
“The military domicile have already come adult in Asansol. We have requested internal MLA and law apportion Malay Ghatak to set adult a new district’s domicile in Asansol town,” he added.
Ghatak pronounced domicile of a due district would be in Asansol.
“Everybody might have a direct and choice though we have motionless to set adult a new district’s domicile in Asansol city after a consummate study. We will find required accede from a arch probity of Calcutta High Court for environment adult a district judges’ justice in Asansol town. The arch apportion has asked us to finish a formalities by November,” he said.R Soft Web Hosting