Kolkata: The state government decided to renovate the seven ghats of Beulur and Dakshineswar before the panchayat polls. It was decided in the cabinet meeting at New Delhi to renovate seven ghats in Belur in Dakshineswar. Education minister Partha Chatterjee and Urban Affairs minster Firhad Hakim informed the reporters on Tuesday.
Dakshineswar and Belur are considered as top holy places in West Bengal which attracts a large number of tourists every year. The seven ghats to be renovated are Dakshineswar’s Fatehpur Ghat, Dakshineswar Ferry Ghat, Chandamoni Ghat, Belur’s Ghar Ghat, Biloor’s Noakh Ghat, Belur’s No 2 Ghat and Belur Ferry Ghat.
Education Minister Partha Chatterjee added that thirty-four crores have been alloted for the reformation of ghats. “The central government have spoken a lot about the Gnages erosion and reforms but the fly here and there. But Mamata Banerjee believes in action rather than words. She had allotted 34 crores for the reformation,” said the Education minister.