Draft prepared to put tractor in the commercial category withdrawn -ManoherLal..

Chandigarh, Dec 22 –The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, has said that the Central Government has accepted our suggestion and withdrawn its draft prepared to put tractor in the commercial category. It will be a big gain for the farming community.

         Interacting with media persons after meeting the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Mr. Nitin Gadkari, in New Delhi today, the Chief Minister said after discussion, Mr. Gadkari had withdrawn the draft.

         He said discussion was also held regarding six-laning of the National Highway (NH) from Delhi to Hisar in view of the airport being set up in Hisar. Mr Gadkari directed the officers to conduct a survey in this regard. It would also be linked with the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway to cover the distance from Hisar to KMP in 70 minutes.

        Mr Manohar Lal said progress of the construction work on the KMP and eight-laning of NH-1 also came up for review. The Haryana Public Works (Buildings and Roads) Minister, Rao Narbir Singh, was also present at the meeting.