Dehradun, Jun 9 (PTI) Leader of Opposition Indira Hridayesh today asked the state government to take a decision soon on the construction of an Inter-State Bus Terminus (ISBT) at Haldwani. Also Read - Budget Session: L-G outlines AAP govt's achievements

The leader said the construction of the terminus was stalled last month after the recovery of human skeletal remains from the site. Also Read - Patna HC strikes down Bihar govt's rule of allotting bungalows to ex-cms for lifetime

“Now that the report of experts on the recovery of skeletons from the ISBT site has already been submitted to the state government a decision on this should not be delayed,” Hridayesh said after a discussion on Uttarakhand’s annual Budget that was tabled yesterday. Also Read - BJP welcomes SC judgment, says it removes ambiguities

The company entrusted with the task of building the project has already been paid Rs 7.5 crore and delaying a it will further escalate the costs, she said.

Work on the construction of an ISBT in Gaulapar area of Haldwani was stalled after large number of human skeletal remains were recovered from there creating a flutter in the town.

Hridayesh also suggested encouraging organic and cluster based farming.

She also advised the state government not to stop welfare schemes launched by the previous government.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.