Apart from this, CM will also inaugurate three parks and launch several development projects on the same day.Union minister for urban development M Venkaiah Naidu will also be present on the occasion.
KANPUR: District administration is busy giving final touches to preparations being made at Palika Stadium and Brijendra Swarup Park at Benajhabar from where CM Akhilesh Yadav will be laying the foundation stone of Kanpur Metro project on October 4.
Apart from this, CM will also inaugurate three parks and launch several development projects on the same day. Union minister for urban development M Venkaiah Naidu will also be present on the occasion.
Kanpur Development Authority (KDA), which has been made the nodal agency for conducting the event, along with workers of other departments like Kanpur Municipal Corporation (KMC), Public Works Department (PWD), Kanpur Electricity Supply Company (Kesco) and several other government agencies are working day and night to complete preparations for the mega function. On Saturday the workers remained busy in erecting structure of the fire-proof tent while the work for raising a temporary stage in place of a concrete one will begin from Sunday which is expected to be ready in two days. Huge cranes have been pressed into service for raising the steel structure of the pandal.
A separate entrance gate for the CM’s fleet has been made by making a cavity in the wall of the stadium. The fleet will reach the stadium from Chhe (Six) Bangalia Road. The general public will enter the Palika Stadium from its main gate. They will have to park their vehicles in Brijendra Swarup Park only.
The Samajwadi party leaders have covered the entire stadium with hoardings and banners praising the CM for Metro project.
Hoardings have been put on walls, trees and electricity poles on the roads from where the CM’s fleet will enter the stadium. The city has been painted in the colour of the Samajwadi Party.
SP (traffic), Sarvanand Yadav had said that there would be no traffic restriction in the city on day of the event but SSP, Shalabh Mathur said. “Traffic restrictions may be imposed around the stadium only if needed”.