NALBARI, March 21 - Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal laid the foundation stones of four new projects in Nalbari district besides inaugurating a RCC bridge and a digital library here today.
The four new projects, of which foundation were laid, are: 1) Rs 31-crore Sandha-Barkura road connecting the NH-31 on both sides; 2) Rs 49-crore flyover at Harimandir level crossing; 3) a guest house to be constructed at Sri Sri Harimandir premises at a cost of Rs one crore and 4) an RCC bridge at Damalghat over the Pagladiya river with a ten-kilometre road stretch to be constructed at a cost of Rs 27 crore.
The Chief Minister, who visited the district today for the first time with a development agenda after taking oath, also formally inaugurated the digital library constructed at Nalbari College premises and a RCC bridge at Kamarkuchi ghat over the Pagladiya river that would be constructed at a cost of around Rs 8 crore. The Chief Minister was also accompanied by PWD Minister Parimal Suklabaidya and Industries Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary.
Later addressing a public meeting held at Kamarkuchi, Chief Minister said that the government will continue its fight against corruption. In this regard, he called upon the people to extend their cooperation to the government.
Addressing two public meetings, one at Sondha and another at Kamarkuchi, Sonowal further said that his government is committed for all-round development of rural areas. He said that the State BJP government has succeeded to bring Rs 21,000 crore during their 10-month tenure for the development works. He called upon the people to keep a strict vigil on corruption.