Quepem MLA and Deputy Chief Minister Chandrakant (Babu) Kavlekar laid foundation stone of Kusman Bridge at Karalli in Quepem on Thursday, January 6.
A renovated Kadamba bus stand will be constructed in Karalli, Quepem along with four-km stretch from Karalli to Tilamoll through Quepem town, Kavlekar said.
Speaking on the occasion, Kavlekar said, "It was important to move from Congress to BJP. The development of the region and the constituency was not possible due to politics within the Congress".
Taking a dig at Congres, he said that even after winning 17 seats. the party which cannot form a government.
The deputy chief minister also launched various projects under RDA worth Rs. 30 crore in Barshe Panchayat. He also laid foundation stone of new panchayatt at Betul and many Quepem schools were provided with the necessary equipment.
'Last week, over 100 crore development works were started by the Chief Minister in Quepem,' he said.
Former mayor Dayesh Naik said that Babu Kavalekar should be elected with 6000 votes and the waste processing project in Quepem came first due to the efforts of Babu Kavalekar.
Quepem Councilor Amol Kanekar Amol Kanekar said that Kavlekar is the architect of Quepem's development, he also rushed to provide aid for locals in quepem during pandemic.
Quepem Mayor Suchita Shirvaikar, Deputy Mayor William Fernandes, ZP Sanjana Velip, former mayor dayesh Naik, Councilor Amol Kanekar, Sarpanch Aloy Alfonso, Jacinta Dias and others were present on the occasion.