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Channi announces Rs 1000 cr for holistic development of Sri Chamkaur Sahib consrtituency

Sri Chamkaur Sahib, Oct 18 (UNI) Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Monday announced a slew of development projects worth Rs 1000 crore for the overall development of various villages of Chamkaur Sahib constituency. The Chief Minister also distributed the cheques to the tune of Rs 60 crore to the panchayats of 75 villages of Sri Chamkaur Sahib block.
He also started the process for waiving off the outstanding electricity bills as per his government’s promise made to the people by symbolically burning the copies of bills with pending arrears and asked the people to forget the liabilities of the old bills. The Punjab Government has implemented the decision to waive the arrears of all consumers with power load up to 2 KW.Addressing the gatherings organized at Sandhuan, Gaggon, Bhairon Majra, Bela, Wazidpur and Mehtot villages, Mr Channi said \\"I am indebted to all of you for electing me from this constituency for the third consecutive time after which the Congress High Command has now awarded me the post of Chief Minister.\\" He stated that with his elevation as the Chief Minister of Punjab, now the elected representative of every village has in fact become the Chief Minister.
Speaking at village Bhairon Majra, the Chief Minister said, \\"I have been telling you in the last elections that once you elect me as your representative in assembly, you can get whatever you want, but now I have got the post of Chief Minister. I will surely do whatever you say.\\" He said that no stone would be left unturned for the development work in this backward area of Sri Chamkaur Sahib.He said that although universities have been set up in other regions in Punjab but it was a matter of pride for all of us that for the first time a government university was being set up here at the pious land of Martyrs of Sri Chamkaur Sahib. He said that 42 acres of land has been purchased for the construction of the Sri Gobind Singh Skill University.
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