The foundation stone for construction/widening of Phulwaria Marg was laid by Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, Hon’ble Minister of State (MHRD), Govt. of India on 25.12.2016 at 05:45 P.M near phulwaria railway crossing in Cantt. area. The occasion was attended by Shree S. H. Khan, Dir., DE, CC, Smt. Promila Jaiswal, CEO, Cantt. Board Varanasi, Shree C. Dinesh Kumar Reddy, CEO, Cantt. Board Allahabad, Shree Chandra Keshav, VP, Cantt. Board Varanasi, All elected members, DEO Allahabad Circle and Staff of Cantt. Board Varanasi.

On this occasion Shree Ravindra Jaiswal, MLA ( Varanasi North), Shree Kedar Nath Singh, MLC, Shree Pradeep Agrahari, President , BJP Varanasi City, Shree Niketan Mishra, Shree Ram Prakash Dubey, Shree Umesh Pathak, Shree Ashok Mishra, Shree Hemant Singh and other BJP office bearers and party workers approx 450 person were present.

In his address, Hon’ble Minister said that he contributed Rs. 11 Lakh from MP fund. He said that 46 years back late Shree Raj Narayan Singh sat on ‘dharna’ for opening this road and even the Carriappa Marg was opened for two months in 1977-78 for the general public. He also mentioned that Shree Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India has gifted his constituency another bypass to get rid of traffic jam. He said that Hon’ble Defence Minister, Shree Manohar Parrikar has taken a historical decision by transferring the land for phulwaria marg pending for 47 years as never in the past army has given land for general public. He said that Hon’able Defence Minister could not attend this event as he is busy in his constituency and he will surely be present for inauguration of this road. In his address the Hon’ble Minister expressed special gratitude to Shree Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Govt. of India, Shree Manohar Parrikar, Hon’ble Defence Minister, Govt. of India, Defence Estates Department officers and Army for providing land an fund. He thanked all Officers, BJP office bearers and general public for there presence.

Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India has transferred 18.726 Acre of Defence land to Cantonment Board Varanasi for construction/widening of phulwaria marg. Presently the phulwaria marg is 8-10 ft wide. Cantonment Board Varanasi will carry out the work of widening phulwaria marg to 30ft with 5ft foothpath on both side through MES as deposit work. A separate fund will be allotted to Cantonment Board Varanasi by Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India for this work.

Smt. Promila Jaiswal thanked Hon’ble Minister, Officers and other dignitaries at the end of the event.

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