Haryana: As Maruti plans shifting its Manesar plant, BJP Minister Krishanpal Gurjar constituency’s people demanding to get it in Palwal
By lohit Baisla
From the Manesar of district Gurugram, Maruti Suzuki Indian’s largest car maker, planning to shift it’s plant, BJP MP from Faridabad district Krishanpal Gurjar holds position of Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment in Modi Ministry, his constituency people on high demand to get it shifted to Palwal district which is the part of Faridabad Loksabha.
India’s largest car maker company, Maruti Suzuki wants to shift its plant from Manesar because of the problems it faces during movement of transport carrying it’s raw material and other products. “ Meanwhile, there is no scope of further expansion at this present location,” Maruti Suzuki India chairman R C Bhargava told to a national news paper on Sunday.
Many reports of the Maruti Suzuki’s plan to shift its Manesar plant, Faridabad constituency’s people demanding and offering thousands acres of land in the Khadar (long demand to become Khadar industrial town) of Palwal district. Around 40 KM from Delhi, Palwal district situated at National Highway- 8 and Kundali-Manager (KMP) Highway. Taj Expressway and Jewar international airport is around 10 Km far from Khadar of Palwal.
In support of this demand, Baislaat Vikash Manch (a pressor group) requested Deepak Mangla (MLA from Palwal) for writing letters to Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Deputy Chief Dushyant Chautala, who also holds Industries portfolios of BJP-JJP government in Haryana. Meanwhile, people requested to Krishanpal Gurjar BJP MP and Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, to write and demand Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Prakash Javadekar to get the plant shifted in Palwal district of Haryana.
“Maruti Suzuki company is going to shift from Manesar Gurgaon because of heavy traffic and more population. There is Thousands acres of land in Khadar area of Palwal district in Haryana. Khadar industrial Town is on high demand from so long time in Faridabad constituency and it can be easily availed at cheaper rates for Maruti Suzuki company.” Says Lohit Baisla, member of Baislaat Vikas Munch Palwal.
The BVM member further says that there is better connectivity of National Highway, International Airport and Railways near this land. Mentioning connectivity of one national highway (NH-8), two expressways (KMP & Taj) and Jewar international airport, Mr. Baisla points out that these expressways connect Palwal with towns of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Haryana with Delhi-Mumbai-Expressway via Rajasthan. Apart from it, there is four lines railway with a largest Wearhouse here in Asawati of Palwal. Meanwhile, Khadar industrial Town and Integrated Multimodal Logistics Hub must to be developed in Palwal district of Haryana, sources close to BVM say that the youth activists, planning to meet ex MP and MLA’s to put pressure and raise Faridabad voice together for the employment and development of hole constituency.
The Maruti company’s Manesar plant that the combined capacity of both plants is around 17 lakh cars annually. Company had begun its journey in India around four decades back when it had rolled out its first model of Maruti-800 which attracted the people at large and not only lower middle-class or middle class families but upper class people also liked Maruti-800 as the most loving small car.
According to the staff and sources, Maruti Suzuki company wants to shift its Manesar Gurgaon plant but there is no deadline for the same.