KULLU, JUNE 26
Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari left for Shanag village adjoining Manali today and enjoyed adventure sports there. Later, he reached the Mall Road and had coffee in a hotel.
Tourists gathered outside the hotel to catch a glimpse of the leader. Security personnel had to intervene to keep the tourists, who were insisting on taking a selfie with the minister, at bay. Gadkari accepted the greetings of the tourists with folded hands. The tourists stayed outside the hotel until the minister left.
Khattar calls on Gadkari
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar also called upon the minister on the 4th day of his sojourn near Manali. Both discussed development works over the breakfast. Khattar discussed the proposed road routes in Haryana with the Union Minister.
The minister went to the Solang Nullah yesterday and enjoyed the ropeway ride to Fatru. He had a discussion with Manali MC president Chaman Kapoor over a cup of coffee.
The president proposed a monorail project for Manali and the minister liked the suggestion. He said the MC should prepare a project report and forward it to the Central Government.
Chaman Kapoor said tourists would be able to reach various tourist spots around Manali, if the dream of mono rail comes true. It would reduce the problem of traffic jams.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar also called upon the Union Minister on the 4th day of his sojourn near Manali. Both discussed the developmental works over the breakfast. Khattar discussed the proposed road routes in Haryana with the Union Minister.