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AAP Govt decides to run trams in Old Delhi



XDSC_7576-tramway-Bordeaux-ligne-B-place-des-QuinconcesThe AAP Government on Tuesday decided to run trams in several walled city areas, including Lal Quila, Jama Masjid and Old Delhi Railway station.

Deputy Chief Minister and Urban Development Minister Manish Sisodia along with a number of senior officials took a round of several areas in Old Delhi including Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Sis Ganj Gurudwara, Old Delhi Railway Station and Fatehpuri Masjid to assess infrastructural requirements.

Officials said the Government has decided to set up Shahjahanad Redevelopment Corporationto carry out infrastructure projects in Old Delhi, on the lines of New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC).

The Government also has decided to give enforcement powers to the body.

“To implement its plans, the Shahjahanabad Redevelopment Corporation will need proper powers, so we will be equipping it with powers for enforcement,” said Sisodia.