Report: Sumita Devi & Sajeet Mathai

Port Blair, July 15: The Member of Parliament, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma today laid the foundation stone for the Buniyadabad Playground (Ward No-8) at 4:15 p.m.

Addressing the gathering soon after laying the foundation stone, Kuldeep congratulated Shri. K. Ganeshan for the initiative to build up a playground in an area, which has many constraints. The MP called upon the youth to make the best use of the upcoming facility.

The Ward Councillor of the area, Shri K Ganeshan on the occasion explained that the cost for the development is estimated to be around Rs. 26 lakhs. The Councillor further said that a parking lot has also been proposed to accommodate around 90 vehicles. The project is expected to complete in a month, he said. Apart from the playground and parking lot, a gymnasium will be an added attraction for the youth of the ward, added Ganeshan.

The function was attended by Shri. N. K. Udhay Kumar, Chairperson PBMC, Shri. Suneel Anchipaka, IAS Secretary and other members of the PBMC.