The conversion of several decades old food and drink street of Law Garden area as ‘Happy Street’ by modernizing it with all hygienic facilities at a cost of Rs. 8.5-crore by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) was termed
today by Chief Minister Mr. Vijaybhai Rupani as an addition of new feather to the heritage and development of the city.
The Happy Street was dedicated to the people by Mr. Rupani this evening. The Chief Minister further stated that the gift of ‘Happy Street’ has become an entertainment spot along with food and drink for the residents of the city. Besides this, a cycle-track has also been developed for the children at the place. This initiative of the AMC would also inspire the other municipal corporations of the state to undertake similar initiatives, he added.
At the Happy Street, the civic authority has setup an arrangement to accommodate as many as 34 food-vans to serve the hygienic foods to the residents. The Happy Street is spread over the area of length of 325 mt and width
of 26.5 mt. The entire street has been given look of a heritage street. The event was also graced by Ahmedabad City Mayor Mrs. Bijalben Patel, Municipal Commissioner Mr. Vijaybhai Nehra, Deputy Mayor Mr. Dineshbhai
Makwana, MLAs of Ahmedabad city, Standing Committee Chairman Mr. Amulbhai Bhatt, and others.
Source: Information Department, Gujarat