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Itanagar, 07 April (H.S.). Arunachal Pradesh Urban Development and Housing Minister Kamlung Mosang on Thursday unveiled the statue of the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi in the presence of Itanagar Municipal Corporation (IMC) Mayor Tam Phasang. The statue has been installed at Itafort Square in Itanagar to commemorate 75 years of India’s independence. This will help the people to know the glorious history, culture and achievements.

Addressing the public meeting organized on the occasion, Minister Mosang also recalled the contribution of Mahatma Gandhi in the country’s independence and his weapons of peace and non-violence and his social activities after independence. Seeing the fastest development or improvement in Itanagar, he praised the IMC Mayor and his corporator team.

He assured that he will take up the requirement of IMC at the highest level. Because, without human resource we cannot continue the activities. Due to which it will not be possible to keep Itanagar city clean. He said that it is very important to keep Itanagar city clean. It is the mirror of Arunachal Pradesh.

Responding to media queries on the occasion, Mayor Tame Phasang said that there is no special fund for the beautification of the intersection area, but 12 lakh rupees have been spent for the beautification work of this area including the statue of Mahatma Gandhi under the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. have been done. There is a lot of beautification work to be done in Itanagar capital area and it will be completed when we get a good colony road in the capital area.

At present the condition of most of the colony road is very bad due to not working honestly by the contractors. Colony CC footpath road was started 8 to 9 years ago but till date many colony roads are incomplete due to lack of proper action plan, proper drainage system etc. He claimed that NH-415 Package A is also not 100 percent completed yet while Package B and C are yet to start, as a result of which the public is facing lot of problems. Especially the condition of Naharlagun to Nirjuli road is very bad.