Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday said the state government is considering running metro rail service between Faridabad and Gurugram.

The intercity bus service which has been started between Faridabad and Gurugram on Wednesday would provide economical and accessible transportation facility to the people, he added.

Addressing the people of Badkhal and Faridabad NIT during his Jan Ashirwad Yatra today, Khattar said the state government has left no stone unturned in carrying out development in all parts of the state. He said that while medical facility up to Rs Five lakh is being made available to the poor families under the Ayushman Bharat – National Health Protection Scheme, each poor household has been provided LPG cylinder under the Ujjawala scheme thereby made their life more easy and comfortable.

He said that earlier people were not getting adequate ration under the Public Distribution System (PDS) but now with the introduction of online system, they are getting full quota of their ration. The present online system has also put a complete check on the corruption in the entire process, he added.

The CM said the state government is committed to maintaining law and order situation in the State and for this, strict action is being taken against the criminals.

Recently the Haryana Police has succeeded in arresting a gangster involved in the murder of a political leader in Faridabad. He said that the present State Government has also provided basic amenities in different illegal colonies of Faridabad so that the people could get facilities at par with the regularised colonies.

Khattar said that people of the State elected the BJP government in the year 2014 and we also worked with more transparency and undertaken development works keeping in view the requirement of people. “Our performance of these five years has been outstanding and the pace of development in the State would be further accelerated in the next five years,” he added.

The CM invited people for the Rohtak Rally to be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 8 September.