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Defense Expo: Preparing to run saws on 64,000 trees off the banks of Gomti in Lucknow

29/11/2019

Lucknow, Nov
29 (HS): Preparations are being made to remove 64,000 trees from the banks of
Gomti River for the Defense Expo 2020 to be held in February next year in the
capital city of Lucknow. The government has asked to remove 63,799 trees for the
Defense Expo. During the Defense Expo, these preparations are being made to
remove trees for the display of military equipment and other facilities. According
to sources, a proposal has been sent to remove trees along the banks of Gomti
from Hanuman Setu to Nishatganj. After the Defense Expo is over, new trees will
be planted on Gomti edges.



The
Development Authority (LDA) has demanded Rs 59 lakh from the Municipal
Corporation for planting trees again. LDA says that Rs 59,06,827 was spent to
plant these trees along the banks of Gomti. For this, LDA Secretary MP Singh
has written a letter to the Municipal Commissioner. In fact, the amount spent
from the Municipal Commissioner has been sought after the letter in which the
Municipal Corporation had asked to displace the saplings located on the Gomti
coast elsewhere for organizing the Defense Expo. The Secretary has asked the
Municipal Corporation to take NOC from the Irrigation and Forest Department
along with the demand for money.



According to
sources, a proposal has been sent to remove (cut) trees along the banks of
Gomti from Hanuman Setu to Nishatganj. After the end of Defense Expo (Defense
Expo 2020), new trees will be planted on Gomti edges.



The
Development Authority (LDA) has demanded Rs 59 lakh from the Municipal
Corporation for planting trees again. LDA says that Rs 59,06,827 was spent to
plant these trees along the banks of Gomti. For this, LDA Secretary MP Singh
has written a letter to the Municipal Commissioner. In fact, the amount spent
from the Municipal Commissioner has been sought after the letter in which the
Municipal Corporation had asked to displace the saplings located on the Gomti
coast elsewhere for organizing the Defense Expo. The Secretary has asked the
Municipal Corporation to take NOC from the Irrigation and Forest Department
along with the demand for money.



MP Singh
said that due to the winter season, it is not possible to displace the plants.
This will destroy [plants, greenery, and landscaping. In such a situation, to
put greenery again, the money will be needed. For this, a letter has been
written to the Municipal Commissioner.



Entrust the
Gomti bank Army by January 15, at the bank of Gomti, organize Defense Expo
January 15 will cede the military. The District Magistrate has given these
orders to the concerned departments on Thursday. The DM has also said that
people will have to make seating arrangements on both the banks of Gomti.
Earlier it was proposed on one side only.



For the first time, the event being held in Lucknow, tell us that this will be the
first time when Lucknow will host 'The Defexpo'. Representatives of a large
number of leading countries will also be involved in this. The official said
that big foreign and indigenous companies will display their state-of-the-art
weapons in this exhibition. Their eyes will be on the profitable military
market of the world's largest arms importer.



Defense Expo
to be held from 5 to 8 February The theme of the 11th Defense Expo India -2020,
to be held next year from 5 to 8 February in Lucknow is 'India Emerging
Defense Manufacturing Center'. The exhibition of state-of-the-art weapons will
be put up in this fair, which is going to be held in the fast-growing Uttar
Pradesh in the defense sector.



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