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Apsara Road-Gol Market to be Rejuvenated at the cost of 50 crores; Shops will not be broken

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Under the Smart City Project, preparations have started in full swing to implement the plan to develop Apsara Road, Gol Market and its surrounding areas in Gandhi Nagar. Under this, Jammu Smart City Limited officials held a meeting with the market association and local corporates of Apsara Road, Gol Market and its surrounding areas and informed them about the project. The office-bearers of the association and officers of various departments present in the meeting have said to give their full cooperation in this. It is estimated that about Rs 50 crore will be spent on this project.

During the meeting, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Jammu Smart City Limited, Hitesh Gupta, informed that a map had been prepared to develop Apsara Road, Gol Market and its surrounding areas. Within two years, this map will take its proper form. In this context, tenders have also been started from applicants who want to work on this project. Apsara Road will be the first area of ​​the city to be developed under Smart City. Under this project, one-way traffic will be arranged from Apsara Road, while one lane will be entirely for pedestrians.

An entrance gate will be made from Gol Market to Apsara Road, from where vehicles will enter Apsara Road. Vehicles will not be allowed to go back to Gol Market from this road, while people will move on foot. At the same time, enough space will be kept between the lane of vehicles and the lane of pedestrians, where benches can be installed so that people can sit there and rest. To enhance the beauty of Apsara Road, under the Smart Light Project, bright lights will also be installed on the side of the road.

Ashwani Khullar, President of Apsara Road Market Association, said that in the meeting, Jammu Smart City Limited officials have declared that no shop would be demolished under the project. Nor will there be any restriction to the shopkeepers. There will be footpaths on both sides of the shops. Apart from this, drains will be constructed on both sides of the market. All the questions raised by him in the meeting have been answered satisfactorily. In such a situation, the association has decided to cooperate in this project.

Before developing any part of the city, it is necessary to cooperate with the people living there. Therefore a meeting has been held with all the people related to the area. All the people present in the meeting have assured their full cooperation. Hitesh Gupta, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Smart City Limited, Jammu

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73rd Republic Day Celebrations Held Across Jammu

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On Wednesday, on the 73rd Republic Day of the country, the tricolour flag was proudly hoisted at every square and square of the city. Amid patriotic songs and music in all the squares and streets of the town, people hoisted the tricolour flag paid tribute to the country’s martyrs and saluted the brave soldiers deployed in defence of the borders. On this national festival of Republic Day, after flag hoisting by business organizations in many city areas, Prasad was also distributed among the people by putting up stalls of halwa-puri.

Jammu Mayor Chandramohan Gupta hoisted the tricolour and regional traders at the historic Raghunath Mandir Chowk. Apart from this, the Mayor hoisted the tricolour flag at Shaheed Major Akash Singh Park in his residence area, celebrating Republic Day with people in more than a dozen city areas.

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The main program was organized on behalf of the State Bharatiya Janata Party at the party headquarters at Trikuta Nagar, where the state president Ravindra Raina unfurled the tricolour flag along with former Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta and other leaders. Next, former Minister Sat Sharma and other leaders hoisted the tricolour flag in the BJP’s Kachi Cantonment office. Then, in the Chamber House located at Railhead Complex, Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Jammu, President Arun Gupta, and other office bearers and main businessmen unfurled the tricolour flag.

In Jammu’s biggest wholesale grain market Ware House-Nehru Market, the Federation’s head Deepak Gupta and market traders hoisted the tricolour flag. Apart from this, regional corporators in all 75 wards of Jammu Municipal Corporation shared the happiness of Republic Day by hoisting the tricolour flag along with the people of their respective wards.

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Lt Governor Manoj Sinha hoists National Flag at Republic Day function

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Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha hoisted the National Flag at the Union Territory level function on the occasion of the 73rd Republic Day, here at Maulana Azad Stadium this morning.
The Lt Governor inspected the parade and took the ceremonial salute.
The Republic Day parade consisted of smart contingents from Army, BSF, CRPF, SSB, IRP (Women & Male), J&K Police, JKAP, UT Disaster Response Force, J&K Fire, and Emergency Services, J&K Forest Protection Force, Excise Department, Ex-Servicemen, NCC Boys and Girls, Bharat Scouts and Guides (Girls & Boys), besides several school contingents, Brass & Pipe Bands of Army, BSF, J&K Police, J&K Armed Police.
The colourful celebrations of Republic Day filled with patriotic fervour and the celebratory mood were aptly reflected by a host of impressive cultural items presented by various schools and departments on the occasion.
The J&K Police displayed the breathtaking Motorcycle Acrobatics, besides cultural pageantry based on the different themes activities were the main attractions of the programme. Scores of students from various schools presenting a cultural spectacle based on national integration and the glorious composite heritage of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir marked the day.
Earlier, the Lieutenant Governor laid a wreath at Police Martyrs Memorial & Balidan Stambh and paid homage to the martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the unity and integrity of our country.
“Valor of the Jawans and officers of JKP, Army and other Central Security Forces and their unparalleled courage is an inspiration for all. The nation will always remain indebted to their sacrifices. We all must take a pledge to eradicate terrorism and terror ecosystem perpetuated by the neighbouring country”, said the Lt Governor.
Among those who witnessed the Republic Day celebrations were Chief Justice Jammu and Kashmir High Court; Advisor to the Lt Governor; Judges of the J&K High Court; Mayor, Jammu Municipal Corporation; Member of Parliament; Chief Secretary; DGP; elected representatives of ULBs and PRIs; former Legislators; senior Civil, Police and Army officers; political and social activists; prominent citizens, media persons and the citizenry.
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Rapper cop of Jammu and Kashmir awarded by DGP

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Jammu and Kashmir Police constable Jeevan Kumar whose rap performance on a television reality show has gone viral and won him praise was awarded by Director General of Police Dilbag Singh on Tuesday night.

The police chief gave a commendation certificate and a reward of Rs 10,000 to the constable.

The police chief congratulated Kumar and his family for his excellent performance and for making the force proud.

Jeevan’s rap song was a tribute to the security forces.

Police officials said rapping is a hobby of the 25-year-old constable hailing from the border belt of Bishnah in Jammu.

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Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Jammu Mukesh Singh had shared a video of Kumar singing last year and said the constable was a passionate singer.

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