Ludhiana:The matter of Jagraon Bridge is still high in the books of the politicians in order to lure the votes for the coming elections in the month of the February. As the letter released by the higher railway authorities dated December 28 released on Tuesday with media houses regarding the repair work of the Jagraon Bridge ongoing issue.
As Rajen Gohain from the Ministry of State for Railways has sent a written letter to the Member of Parliament, Ravneet Singh Bittu regarding the Jagraon Bridge on Tuesday. Though, the letter was dated released on December 28 on the name of the Member of Parliament. In the letter, Rajen Gohain said, “You (MP Bittu) raised the matter under rule 377 during Lok Sabha on 20.07.2016 regarding the need to repair old Jagraon Bridge. I have had matter examined and would like to inform that the work for construction of new Road over Bridge (ROB) at the existing Jagroan Bridge is to be taken as a deposit work.”
He further informed, “The Municipal Corporation of Ludhiana has communicated their consent to bear the full cost of construction of the bridge. The Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Ludhiana has been advised to ascertain the joint feasibility with the railway officials, which is awaited from them.