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Two bridges will be inaugurated soon, says Manipur CM Biren

A bridge over the Makru river in addition to the one below building over the Barak river are positioned alongside the 222-km Imphal Jiribam National Highway 37

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren mentioned on Saturday evening that the newly constructed bridge over the Makru river in addition to the one being constructed over the Barak river would be inaugurated quickly. Both the bridges are positioned alongside the 222-km Imphal Jiribam National Highway 37. Mr. Biren mentioned that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari had accepted and launched the required funds for the 2 bridges.

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“The target was that the construction of the Barak and the Makru bridges would be completed in 2019. However, there was inordinate delay as a result of the kidnappings of the engineers and workers for extracting huge ransoms,” the Chief Minister mentioned. There had been additionally frequent freeway blockades by activists and a few armed individuals. Officials mentioned that lifting of the development supplies was delayed attributable to numerous causes, together with huge landslides. Mr. Biren mentioned that the employees of the development firm ought to be utilized in expediting the works of the Barak bridge.

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According to authorities officers, safety alongside the 2 nationwide highways, that are the State’s lifelines, has been elevated. Additional State forces, together with commandos, have been deployed to take care of regulation and order.

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