Manjeri town merchants game plan must be stopped; Salvation expects IGBT Bus Terminal
As we know that Manjeri Town is the prime trade centre in Malppuram. In order to control the heavy rush in town , the Manjeri bus terminal was established. Three and half acres of land was given free to Muncipality for builting this terminal.
In the previous days Terminal was operated in a temporary shed. In those days bus services in various parts of Calicut was operated through this terminal. Followed by this in 2012 the temporary shed was demolished and build the new bus terminal with shopping complex as we seen now. The shopping complex has been 80 rooms from top to bottom. And the bus terminal had 16 tracks for operating service . The inauguration function of Bus Terminal and shopping complex was conducted by the former UDF Chief Minister Oomen Chandy with enormous celebration.
After the gross inauguration function the situation went opposite. The main reason point out by shop owners of manjeri is that the pressure inflicted by the town merchants group changed the whole situation after the inaguration. Shop owners of Manjeri says that the town merchants of Manjeri influenced the traffic regulatory board awarding them money. The group also interfere the endeavour of Kacheripadi development committees to start off the operation of IGBT Bus Terminal Manjeri.
They also added that Neet pack along with Muncipality conducted a study about the stopping of Bus services in IGBT. But the study not reach the point because of the heavy pressure of town merchants. So the loss of stopping bus services in IGBT is very huge says shop owners in Manjeri.
Now the shop owners demanding that the long term attempt of town merchants to stop the operation of Bus Terminal should be changed and the IGBT Bus Terminal must be re opened with full swing.