Odisha CM Inaugurates Banki-Athagad Bridge on Mahanadi


Cuttack: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated a bridge on Mahanadi river at Jatamundia connecting Athgarh and Banki worked at an expense of Rs 62.49 crores.

Cuttack MP Bhartruhari Mohatab, Banki MLA Prabhat Tripathy and Athgarh official Ranendra Pratap Swain were present on the event.

Before the CM ‘s visit, police had taken some Congress and BJP leaders into preventive custody to ward off any possible untoward situation as the BJP had earlier opposed the Banki MLA’s visit to the bridge site.