SHILLONG, June 12: The BJP legislator representing South Shillong Constituency, Sanbor Shullai is batting for the defense authority to return the Garrison Ground to the residents of the city and will soon sek the intervention of the Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma in this regard.
The decision was unanimously taken at a get-together organized by the Monitoring cum Implementation Committee of South Shillong Constituency held in the city here on Tuesday.
Representatives of 141 committees which include various dorbar shnongs, village councils, church committees, puja committees, mosque committees, ashram committees and others attended the get-together.
The house also resolved to send a delegation headed by Sanbor Shullai to meet and request Union Defence Minister, for reverting back the Garrison ground to the State under the guardianship of the State Sports Department and the Laban Sports Club especially keeping in mind the upcoming National Games to be held in the state in 2022.
Other issues which will be taken up by this delegation includes utilization of unused land in the Defence Area for building of Parking lots, Children Park, Public Toilets, Community Hall and other public amenities.
The delegation will be meeting the Chief Minister in this regard within this week.
Meanwhile, the aims and objectives of the get-together is to enhanced and render social and welfare services to the general public especially to the poor and the down trodden of the society through the collective and sustain responsibility of all the Committees.
In the meeting, Shullai, who is also chairman of MCIC had also discussed regarding speedy implementation and timely completion of the previous ongoing sanctioned schemes and requested various committees to follow up with the positions of the schemes with official of various departments for the timely completion of the same.
Shullai also requested all the committees to submit their new proposals for developmental activities to be taken up by him from various government departments within their respective localities for the current year.
At the end, the House felicitated Sanbor Shullai for having won the recent MLA election for the third consecutive term.