Update: Mamata on Monday announced the name of Shuvendu Adhikari as Nandigram’s trinamool contender for the upcoming assembly elections at a gathering in Tekhali, said sources. She said, “I want shuvendu to come in the ministry. So I am declaring him the contender for the assembly elections.”
Nandigram(East Midnapore): In her three-day visit to East Midnapore, starting on Monday West Bengal Chief Minister Ms Mamata Banerjee will hold an administrative meeting in Nandigram, visit Nayachar, besides launching a helicopter service from Digha to Kolkata.
The West Bengal Chief Minister is expected travel to Nayachar taking the water route. She is expected to take the Silverjet from the Millennium jetty in Kolkata.
Mamata started with that they have inaugurated and laid the foundation stones for several projects in different sectors today. Three new ITIs will come up in East Midnapore. 4 new multi super speciality hospitals will come up in this State. We are developing Krishak Bazars for our farmers. We have given compensation to 7 lakh people after floods in Midnapore. 1.5 lakh students will get cycles under Sabuj Sathi scheme in this district. By January, 25 lakh students will get cycles.
From 27 January, 2016, 7 crore people in Bengal will get food grains at Rs 2/kg. We are ensuring ‘Food For All’. 30 lakh girls have been registered under Kanyashree scheme. We have registered 14 lakh SC/ST students under Sikshashree scheme. I have never forgotten Nandigram. Singur-Nandigram has been milestones in my life.
The atrocities carried out in Nandigram were a dark chapter in the history of Bengal. We will never allow them to repeat. We have approved Ghatal Master Plan for flood prevention. We have taken several initiatives in education sector for Nandigram. We are planning to promote environment-friendly, eco-tourism at Nayachar. We will not allow chemical hub there.
The logo of Sabuj Sathi scheme was made by me. It signifies the power of youth. They will win over the world one day