FIRST ASSEMBLY QUESTION WITH ANSWER
Dated the 30th August, 1937
TEMPORARY FAIR WEATHER ROAD ACROSS THE KATHJORI.
1. Babu GODAVARIS MISHRA : Will the Government be pleased to state -
(a) Whether it is a fact that the temporary fair weather road across the Kathjori is sold by auction or leased out annually and, if so, for what amount;
(b) the amount of money received on this account during each of the last five years ;
(c) whether any information is taken as to the extent of traffic passing along the road and the gross receipts of the lease on that account ;
(d) the rates at which different items of traffic are charged ; and
(e) whether Government considered the advisability of itself managing the road instead of following the existing practice and whether by such a step the public using the road would be benefited, and if so, to what extent ?
The Hon'ble Mr. NITYANANDA KANUNGO : (a) This Department neither sells the fair weather road across the Kathjori nor leases it out annually.
(b), (c) and (d) Do not arise.
(e) The reply is in the negative.
Maulavi MUHAMMAD LATIFUR RAHMAN : Is the land on which this road runs private land ?
The Hon'ble Mr. NITYANANDA KANUNGO : Yes, the land on which the road runs is private land.
Maulavi MUHAMMAD LATIFUR RAHMAN : Is the Government thinking about the acquirement of this land ?
The Hon'ble Mr. NITYANANDA KANUNGO : I require notice.