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Agra mayor attacks Gadkari, offers Rs 1 lakh prize over him

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth SrivastavaBy Samarth Srivastava

Published on 12 Dec 2016 5:09 PM GMT

Agra mayor attacks Gadkari, offers Rs 1 lakh prize over him
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Agra: Attacking Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, Agra Mayor Indrajeet Arya on Monday said that he will give away Rs 1 lakh as prize money to the former if he managed take a hovercraft over Yamuna river to the Taj.

He dubbed all the announcements of Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping as ‘poll-gimmics’ and said announcements are just to impress voters ahead of 2017 Vidhan Sabha elections.

“Bharatiya Janata Party-led central government has not done anything for the city while Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav gifted Agra-Lucknow expressway to the people of UP,” said Mayor Arya.

Also read: People maintaining accounts book also facing the demonetisation wrath: Akhilesh

What Nitin Gadakari had said in a public rally?

  • I would come on special plane which would land on Yamuna water.
  • Water route between Delhi and Agra will begin soon.
  • The major focus of government is on the cheapest mode of transportation i.e. water transport.
  • There are several projects including Rs 375-crore northern bypass and Rs 1000 crore Agra-Bareilly highway with six lanes on which work will begin soon.

Also read: Demonetisation hits tourism hard in Taj City of Agra

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth Srivastava

Employed as sub-editor at newstrack.com. A learner, who loves covering sports, entertainment and defence kind of stuff.

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