Chandigarh, February 25 – While describing the railway budget as pro people budget, Congress MP Mr. Deepender Singh Hooda has thanked the UPA, Chairperson Mrs. Sonia Gandhi, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Railway Minister Ms. Mamta Benerjee for announcing many railway projects for the State in general and Rohtak Parliamentary segment in particular.
While thanking the Union Railway Minister for accepting many of his proposals, Mr. Hooda said that it was a matter of pleasure that the Minister has announced the survey for Rohtak-Meham-Hansi railway line, which was rejected in year 2002. He said that the re-survey for this important rail track has brightened the hope among the people. He described the introduction of new passenger train between Delhi-Garhi Harsaru-Farukhnagar as a big achievement as the large section of the National Capital region would be benefited with it. It is mention worthy that Mr. Hooda had publicly assured the people about this project in a public meeting at Badli.
Mr. Hooda said that 46 railway stations in the country would be equipped with the Multi Functional Complex and Budget Hotel and it was a great achievement for the people that two of them; Rohtak and Panipat, were from the State. He also expressed personal happiness for the doubling survey between Rohtak and Bhiwani as he had been a daily passenger on the track during his study period.
Mr. Hooda said that the railway minister had announced to complete the railway track between Jhajjar and Rohtak so he was hopeful that the trains would start running on the Rohtak-Jhajjar-Rewari track. He said that the provision for survey has been provided for the Bahadurgarh-Jhajjar in the 12th five year plan. He said that the railway traffic has witnessed major improvement during last five years.