The road looks like a garland around Bharat Mata: Bidyut Mahto
Mail News Service
Jamshedpur, April 3: The 72 kilometer stretch of four lane road between Mahulia to Chichra Baharagora passing along 103 villages was inaugurated on Saturday by Jamshedpur MP Bidyut Baran Mahto. NHI Project Director AC Kapur who was present on the occasion informed that the 72 kilometer long four lane road was constructed at a cost of Rs 1,115 crore for which 90 hectares of land was acquired. He said that 20 thousand trees had to be felled for laying the road but they were replenished with the planting of 40 thousand saplings.
The construction of this road will have direct link with the steel city of Jamshedpur. Big industries would be benefitted as the four lane road will facilitate better and quicker raw material transportation.
Speaking on the occasion, parliamentarian Bidyut Baran Mahto said that there were initial hiccups but with Road Transport minister and former Chief Minister Raghubar Das worked out the problems and ultimately the plan for the road along NH 33 took shape. He said that the foundation for the four lane road was laid in 2016 and within a span of three years the construction work was completed. Mahto said that the road joined the states of Bengal, Odisha and Jharkhand. The MP dedicated the four lane 72 kilometer road to th3e villagers.
“My gratitude goes out for Nitin Gadkari who was sensitive to the need of this road and played a major hand in converting the need into a reality. This road looks like a garland around Bharat Mata.”
Mahto said that a six lane corridor for Jamshedpur has received the nod and final shape was being given to th3e ambitious plan. He however said that there were two accident prone zones at Phuldungri in Ghatshila and at another point in Baharagora. He said that he would personally along with the two legislators of Ghatshila and Baharagora would conduct a survey of the trouble points and look for a solution.
Among others present on the occasion were legislators Ramdas Soren’s representative former 20 point programme vice president Dinesh sao, parliamentary representative Sanjiv Kumar, Amardip Sharma, Haradhan Singh, Saroj Mahapatra, Sanjay Tiwary, Suresh Rawani, Dipesh Sharma, Pappu Singh, Ravinder Singh and large number of local people.