Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will not participate in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s program in Hooghly. Today at around 4:30 pm, the Prime Minister will dedicate and inaugurate several railway projects at Hooghly in West Bengal to the nation.
Earlier on January 23, on the occasion of Parakram Divas, CM Mamta had attended the program of PM Modi, but she was angered by the slogans that were there and refused to give a speech.
PM Modi will inaugurate these schemes
PM will inaugurate the extension of metro railway from Aapada to Dakshineswar and flag off the first metro service on this section. The total construction of this 4.1 km stretch has been completely funded by the Central Government at a cost of Rs 464 crore. This expansion will reduce road traffic and improve urban traffic. This will make it easy for millions of tourists and devotees to reach the two world famous Kali temples located in Kalighat and Dakshineswar. The two newly constructed stations named Baranagar and Dakshineswar on this stretch have modern passenger facilities and were decorated and decorated with attractive murals, photographs, artifacts and sculptures.
Apart from this, PM will also inaugurate the third line between Kailikunda and Jhargram of 30 km length of the 132 km long Kharagpur-AdityapurThisari line project of South-Eastern Railway, which was approved with an estimated cost of Rs 1312 crore. The four stations located between Kalaikunda and Jhargram have been redeveloped by renovating the existing infrastructure as well as constructing four new station buildings, six new foot bridges and eleven new platforms. This line will help in ensuring smooth movement of passengers and goods trains on Howrah-Mumbai trunk route.
The PM will dedicate to the nation the doubling of the Azimganj to Kharghat Road Road section, which is a part of the Howrah-Bandel-Azimganj section of the Eastern Railway, which has been completed at a project cost of about Rs 240 crores.
The fourth line (11.28 km) between Dankuni and Baruipara of the PM Howrah-Bardhaman cord line and the third line (42.42 km) between Rasulpur and Magra of the Howrah-Bardhaman main line, which serves as the principal gateway to Kolkata. Will dedicate to the nation. The third line between Rasulpur and Magra has been laid at a cost of Rs 759 crore, while the fourth line between Dankuni and Baruipara has been laid at a project cost of Rs 195 crore.
These projects will promote overall economic development of the region, along with better operation, less travel time and ensure greater safety in train operations.