In 2018, in a similar incident, at least 15 people were killed in a rat-hole mine of Meghalaya
The views of the law department and finance department had been sought and both have given their approval.
A sum amount of Rs 99.76 Crores has been sanctioned for the construction of the 37 Km long highway connecting Meghalaya and Assam.
Travelers, however, will have to adhere to a host of guidelines and health protocols to visit the ‘land of Clouds’.
The four-lane bridge would run over the Brahmaputra river on the national Highway 127 B from Dhubri to Phulbari.