Kanpur: Deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya will inaugurate the Govindpuri rail overbridge (RoB) on May 9, said Mahesh Trivedi, MLA of BJP from Kidwai Nagar constituency here on Saturday.
- The construction of the bridge began on March 31, 2013.
- He however added that the bridge, which connects the south & north ends of the industrial city, would prove to be very beneficial for lakhs of people residing in south city.
- Pachauri said,”The 746-metre long bridge has been constructed by Setu Nirman Nigam and Indian railways at a cost of Rs 43 crore (approx US$ 6.7 Million).”
- He had requested CM Yogi Adityanath to make South Kanpur a separate district, and has also demanded construction of a 500-bedded hospital with a separate cardiology department, he said.