lot opposite Birla Mandir as a new project in its budget. A senior NDMC official confirmed that the two ministries were trying to claim the nine-acre plot. “We received a letter from Ministry of Culture saying that the land has been allotted for a library and should not be used for any other purpose. We may write to the Ministry of Tourism, asking them to take a decision,” the official said.
The Ministry Tourism has scheduled a meeting with NDMC on January 24.