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Steps on to make Itagar a ‘model’ city


ITAGAR, Jun 18: Taking ahead the campaign to develop the state capital as a model city with all modern amenities and recreation centres, Aruchal Pradesh Chief Minister Kalikho Pul has laid special focus on beautification of various public parks in the capital city.

To give a concrete shape to his dream, Pul yesterday inspected the Indira Gandhi Park here with a team of officials to prepare a comprehensive plan for beautification of the park, an official communiqué said here today.

In view of the Park gaining ‘notoriety’ because of late night assembling of drug addicts and drinking, the chief minister emphasised on to convert the park into green spaces for ture lovers so that it would promote social ties and persol wellness. He decided on creating different theme gardens with a Japanese- style garden, a Mughal- style garden, a night garden so that visitors could enjoy breath taking tural beauty and magnificence of the themed gardens.

Also according to the plan, the park would have walkways, aesthetic lights, indoor stadium and drinking water and lavatory facilities.

To provide recreation activities to get people moving and improving their health and fitness, Pul discussed on plans to develop jogging trail along the park boundary wall. He directed the officials to construct the jogging track of high quality materials, which would also be used as walking path and for cycling.

The chief minister also discussed on having recreation centres, children’s park to provides fitness classes, sports programs, and recreation activities.

Since the Park provides a place for citizens to gather for festivals, as well as public and private events, Pul also planned to construct a permanent structure for the general ground inside the park.  The chief minister also visited the proposed central park in the state secretariat building. As per the plan to beautify the park, the gardens would be created on Japanese and Mughalized theme and would be illumited at night, the communiqué added.

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