The Jap Railway (ER) has written to the West Bengal authorities over not being knowledgeable of the proposed inauguration of a rail over bridge at Kamarkundu in Hooghly district on Friday by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, for the development of which it spent the lion’s share, a railway official stated.
Ms Banerjee is scheduled to inaugurate the Kamarkundu rail over bridge from Bajemelia in Singur block on Friday at 3 pm, a senior official of the Hooghly district stated.
He stated preparations have been made for the programme.
A railway official stated that the ER has supplied Rs 26.7 crore of the full Rs 44.86 crore price of the mission, whereas the West Bengal authorities’s share was Rs 18.16 crore.
“Our share for the rail over bridge at Kamarkundu is 60 per cent, whereas that of the state authorities is 40 per cent,” he stated.
The official stated that the ER has written to the state authorities over it not being knowledgeable of the proposed inauguration of the bridge, the size of which is almost a kilometre.
He stated that the ER had earlier written to the state authorities proposing a date for the inauguration of the bridge however had been knowledgeable that the chief minister could be a part of the programme.
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