Kiwale, 7th January 2024: In a significant announcement, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde declared the regularization of unauthorized constructions in Pimpri-Chinchwad, bringing relief to citizens burdened by penal taxes. A substantial sum of 650 crore has been waived off for the common citizens, ensuring that no one will be left homeless.
The Shiv Sankalp Abhiyan Sabha was convened at Mukai Chowk in Kiwale on Saturday, attended by prominent political figures including MP Shrirang Barne, former MLA Vijay Shivtare, Irfan Syed, Sheetal Mhatre, Bhagwan Walhekar, and Nilesh Taras.
Addressing the gathering, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde highlighted the importance of the Shivsankalp Abhiyan, initiated on the sacred land marked by the footsteps of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Shinde expressed gratitude for the warm welcome received by the government and emphasized their commitment to public welfare. He dismissed attempts to create caste-based divisions and assured that the government was dedicated to development, countering claims of industrial migration from the state.
Shinde underlined the government’s dynamic approach, emphasizing decisions in the public interest. He debunked accusations made by opponents, asserting that the government responds through its work. The Chief Minister spoke about the support received from the centre, with proposals being accepted promptly without any deductions. He reiterated that visits to Delhi are aimed at securing funds and projects, not for personal gain.
MP Shrirang Barne commended the government for alleviating the burden of penal tax on citizens and resolving various issues in the city. Barne stressed the need to expedite the resolution of unauthorized constructions and urged cooperation in cleaning the Indrayani and Pavana rivers. Additionally, he called for government support in completing the third and fourth lines of the Pune to Lonavala railway.