msn.com 18 Sep, 2020 05:45 am

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Kosi Rail Mega Bridge today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be inaugurating the strategically important Kosi Rail Mega Bridge in Bihar along the India-Nepal border. Due to the current situation, the inauguration will be done through video conference on Friday.

Notably, a metre gauge link existed between Nirmali and Bhaptiahi (Saraigarh), however, in 1934 the rail link was washed away.During the heavy flood and severe Indo Nepal earthquake in 1934, the rail link was washed away and thereafter due to meandering nature of river Kosi no attempt was made to restore this Rail link for long period,” the government release read.Zee Business p Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be inaugurating the strategically important Kosi Rail Mega Bridge in Bihar along the India-Nepal border.The government called the completion of Kosi Rail Mahasetu as a watershed moment in the history of Bihar.

“The dedication of the Kosi Rail Mahasetu is a watershed moment in the history of Bihar and the entire region connecting to the North East.Being around the India-Nepal border, the bridge is of high importance.

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