Metropolis bus service, bus stand: Mohali residents taken for an extended trip with guarantees?


The town bus service – a long-awaited undertaking by the residents of the district – has not be materialised within the final 5 years. It was promised by the SAD-BJP and Congress in 2017 however the undertaking confronted many roadblocks.

In 2015, when Kulwant Singh turned the mayor of the town, he promised that he would begin the bus service connecting the necessary cities of the district to Mohali and Chandigarh for higher connectivity. The Congress received in 2021 civic physique elections and sitting MLA Balbir Singh Sidhu’s youthful brother Amarjeet Singh Sidhu turned the mayor. The bus service undertaking is now nearing completion, but it surely took round 10 years.

With Mohali being IT-hub, tons of of children together with girls come to the town for work however as a result of absence of a metropolis bus service, they must both depend on cab service or prepare their private car.

Harnoor Kaur, who works in an IT firm in Industrial Space, stated that it at all times turns into tough for folks like her to rent cabs each day and it’s also tough for to go by an auto rickshaw. “If there’s a metropolis bus service like Chandigarh, will probably be economical in addition to protected for the ladies like us,” she added.

Aside from the bus service, Mohali additionally lacks a bus stand. The inter-state bus terminus was made operation in 2016 by the earlier SAD-BJP authorities, however after that, the bus stand remained non-operational.

“Politicians boast of about Mohali being a VIP metropolis, but it surely doesn’t have a bus stand, the sitting MLA and the AAP and even the SAD candidate should reply,” Dr Daler Singh Multani, an area resident stated.


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