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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates ‘Maitri Setu’ connecting India and Bangladesh

    Published on March 9, 2021

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated Maitri Setu between India and Bangladesh through video conferencing. The bridge Maitri Setu has been built on the Feni river which flows between Indian boundary in Tripura and Bangladesh. The construction was taken up by the National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited at a project cost of 133 Crore rupees. The 1.9 Kilometres long bridge joins Sabroom in India with Ramgarh in Bangladesh. The Prime Minister also launched infrastructure projects in Tripura.

    On the third anniversary of the BJP-IPFT government in Tripura, Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a token of gift to the people of the state inaugurated and laid foundation stones of several projects including the India-Bangladesh ‘Maitri Setu’ through video conference today.

    Meanwhile Mr. Modi along with his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the Maitri Bridge at Sabroom which is built over the Feni river connecting Sabroom in India with Ramgarh in Bangladesh. On the occasion, the PM also inaugurated 40 thousand 9 hundred 78 houses constructed under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban).

    Addressing the gathering arranged at Swami Vivekananda Stadium here in Agartala through video conference, the Prime Minister congratulated the BJP in State Government for completing its three years successfully. Mr. Modi said with the coming of the new government, the state has progressed in every term of development.

    He said the connectivity projects will definitely enhance ease of living for people of Tripura and the state will act as a connecting center in bringing a new development phase for the whole northeast region.