GUWAHATI, Jan 12 � Voluntary organisation Save Guwahati Build Guwahati (SGBG) has demanded introduction of circular railway in the city and steps to solve the city�s drinking water and flash flood-related woes by 2014.
The voluntary organisation has also demanded steps to complete the city�s drainage and sewerage system and to introduce electric railway between New Jalpaiguri and Guwahati by that time. It has reiterated the demand for freeing the city riverfront from all sorts of structures with urgent measures.
It has decided to install a life-sized statue of noted freedom fighter Md Tayebulla at the police point located near the Judges� Field, on the Kanaklal Barua Path. Further, it has called for steps to name the Guwahati Club-Ambari Rotary after noted merchant Bholanath Barooah and decided to take up the issue with Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.
The voluntary organisation has decided to develop Guwahati also as a polythene and garbage-free city.
It has said in a statement here today that its recently held 2010-11 annual general meeting has in a separate resolution, called for steps to name the city riverfront between Kamakhya and Raj Bhawan as the Sukapha Kshetra after Swargadeo Sukapha, the founder of the Ahom dynasty.
In another resolution, the voluntary organisation has decided to prepare a document on the unemployment problem of the State and to submit it to the Government for its solution.
The annual general meeting of the voluntary organisation was addressed by Speaker of the State Assembly Pranab Gogoi and Guwahati Press Club general secretary Nava Thakuria as distinguished guests.
The meeting, which was presided over by SGBG president Dhiren Barua, was also addressed by noted actor Nipon Goswami, trade unionist Khanindra Chandra Das, former MLA Ajay Dutta and engineer Kailash Sarma, among others.