The inauguration of central Vaitarna project was done at the hands of central urban development minister Dr Jaipal Reddy at Bhandup complex. During the bhumupujan ceremony, senior leaders of BJP and congress were present reports Hansraj Kanaujia. Keeping in mind the increasing population of Mumbai city, Maharashtra government in the year 1993, appointed a committee headed after which the central Vaitarna project was formulated. The Bhumipujan of this project was held at Bhandup complex at the hands of central minister Dr Jaipal Reddy. Also present were Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray, Central minister Gurudas Kamath, Guardian minister Chandrakant Handore, Mumbai Mayor Shubha Raul, BJP MLA Sardar Tara Singh, MCGM additional commissioner Anil Diggikar, RA Rajeev and others. While speaking to media, Dr Jaipal reddy stated that since UPA government came into power, more emphasis has been given urban development and the centre has provided rupees 95500 crore in the last three and half years for development of Mumbai. For water pipeline alone it has provided rupees 13500 crore. Meanwhile, also present Mumbai congress regional president Kripa shankar singh informed that centre has contributed 35% of the amount for constructing Tansa pipeline and Bhandup pipeline. However, hearing the Congressmen, Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray criticized saying that in the wake of elections, the party was simply approving and speeding up projects. With cameraperson Roshan Hate, Hnasraj Kanaujia for NMTV news.
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