To Mark Bose’s 125 th Birth Anniversary, New Majerhat Bridge Named ‘Jai Hind’
Submit image of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. (PTI)
The new bridge, which has been constructed in the place of an old one that collapsed in September 2018, will be inaugurated by Mamata Banerjee on Thursday at 5 pm.
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Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday called the newly-built Majerhat bridge in Kolkata as ‘Jai Hind’ bridge to commemorate the 125 th birth anniversary of Subhas Chandra Bose. The brand-new bridge, which has actually been integrated in the location of an old one that collapsed in September 2018, will be inaugurated by Banerjee on Thursday at 5 pm.
” As part of the celebrations of Bose’s 125 th birth anniversary, we have decided to call the new Majerhat bridge as ‘Jai Hind’ bridge,” she stated. “We will take forward the ‘Jai Hind’ motto of Bose along with his ideology,” she added.
The 650- metre-long bridge will be thrown available to traffic as quickly as Banerjee inaugurates it, authorities stated. The bridge, on the arterial Diamond Harbour Roadway, connects the central part of the city to the soutwestern suburbs of Behala and beyond.
Two persons were killed as a portion of the old bridge collapsed on September 4, 2018, resulting in years of troubles for the lakhs of individuals residing in Behala, Thakurpukur, Joka and Maheshtala, besides large parts of the South 24 Parganas. They had to take kilomtres of detour, frequently getting stuck in the traffic for hours on the narrower alternate roads, to reach the main enterprise zone.
Following the collapse, the whole structure was demolished to develop the new cable-stayed bridge, which is over the train tracks along the Majerhat station.
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