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    Himanta Biswa Sarma inaugurates 3 foot bridges in Guwahati

    The footbridge in Khanapara will also serve as an entry landmark to the city and has a sign saying ‘Welcome of Guwahati’ over it.

    Guwahati: Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday inaugurated three newly constructed foot over-bridges in Guwahtai.

    The three foot-bridges were places at Kamakhya gate, Dispur and Khanapara in Guwahati.  The footbridge in Khanapara will also serve as an entry landmark to the city and has a sign saying ‘Welcome of Guwahati’ over it.

    Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that a decision was taken on February 1, last year to construct nine foot bridges across the city. By March 31st this year, all the foot-bridges will be operational.

    Reportedly, the Khanapara bridge has the highest bid among the varying budgets for the construction of all the bridges.

    Notably, under the ‘Asom Mala’ scheme 42 new routes will be constructed and the tender for seven roads have already been completed. The Asom Mala scheme was launched on February 7 in Dhekiajuli in Sonitpur district.

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