The Ambari area of Guwahati will quickly have a lane committed totally towards street food. According to reports, a specifine lane had been selected which is to be converted into a ‘Khao-Gully’ which is inspired by the many popular street food lanes set up in other major cities of the country.
The Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) has expressed plans of remodeling multiple areas for trade and fast food. A lane in Ambari has been selected to serve this purpose.
Statement by GMC Commissioner
Speaking to the media, GMC Commissioner Devashish Sharma acknowledged that the Aziz Path at Ambari, which is in the opposite direction TC Government Girls’ High School, and adjoining to the Sahityarathi Lakshminath Bezbarua Chowk has been selected as the final spot for the “Khao Gully” venture by the state.
The GMC commissioner said, “It’s cleared by the Police and you should see the work happening in the next 2 or 3 months.”
Concept of ‘Khao Gullys’ and COVID regulations
He said that the idea behind such a concept is from the various street food hubs in India which will function as an area of regular business space. However in the evening it will change into a “bustling” avenue meals hub.
He stated, “Once things get to normal and COVID-19 protocols are over, people would want to visit, eat and have fun. We have identified a street that can be turned into an eatery street.”
The GMC Commissioner additionally added that the number one focus of this state venture is to relocate the road food vendors scattered around the whole city to a delegated spot so that they can do their business in a more convenient way.
Carter Road Khau Gali, Mohammed Road Khao Gali are some of the famous ‘Khao Gullys’ in India.