Residents of ward no.19, Krishnanagar under Municipal Corporation of Agartala stages protest agitation due to the construction work of AMC office in Thakur Prabhat Chandra Park.
After the establishment of the present Agartala Municipal Corporation, plans have been made to renovate the park. An open gym has been constructed in the park. Locals are encouraged to come to this park in the morning and evening to exercise and spend time.
But recently the government has decided to build a AMC ward office in the park area.
Local residents of the area stages protest on Wednesday as the construction work begins.
According to them, after the renovation of this park in the area, the residents are getting a lot of benefits. Because there is no space to breathe freely due to dense population in the city. Children have got a place to play sports in this park, there is also an arrangement for exercise and walking for the elderly. Besides, this park is a place where local residents can enjoy during Puja Parban ( festival time) and special days.
But all of a sudden, the AMC authorities started building the ward office in the field. The residents are not able to agree with the corporation authorities.
The residents of the area have written to the Chief Minister, Mayor, MLA of the area and many others to not build any kind of ward office using the local park.
But due to some people the ward office is being built in the park” . The residents strongly opposed it.
Residents also said that there are many places where ward offices can be built. But they protested issuing warning that this park will not be allowed to be used as a ward office.
Later, the police rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control by talking to the locals.