Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today said that strict action will be taken against Congress workers and leaders found involved in anti- party activities. Indiscipline will not be tolerated and the leadership is capable to oust people who try to damage the Congress's image and involve themselves in anti-party activities, he said during a meeting in Kullu district's Shat. Lashing out at the opposition for "halting" development projects, Singh said, "It seems that the Union Health Minister is thinking to initiate work on an AIIMS in Bilaspur only when the BJP comes to power in the state." "The Himachal Pradesh government has alloted adequate land for the AIIMS as desired by the Health Ministry, but now the Centre is delaying the project for the reason well known to the Union Health Minister," he said. The chief minister said that the BJP was "mistaken" that it would form government in the state as for next many years they "won't be able to return to power". Singh announced the construction of a bridge across the Parbati river from a vegetable sub-yard at Shat to Pini- Banasha, and a road from Brehan (Channi-Rawad) to Bijli Mahadev. He assured to get the survey conducted for a passenger rope-way from Barsheni, Kalra Glacier, Rudra Nag to Kheerganga The demand for opening a branch of the Kangra Cooperative Bank at Kasol would be examined, Singh said. Earlier, the chief minister laid the foundation stones for the upgrade of the Chharor Nala-Badogi road, the lift water supply scheme to Shillihar and upgrade of Chharor Nallah to Kashawari road.
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