PM to lay foundation for Ganga Bridge tomorrow in Sahibganj

05 April, Ranchi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is arriving tomorrow in Sahibganj to lay the foundation stones for building a bridge over Ganga river and a port. Official sources said the prime minister is going to arrive in a special plane of the Air Force at Purnea in Bihar from where he would go to Sahibganj in a helicopter at 1220hrs.

After the programme, he would be leaving for Purnea at 1410 hrs. Besides the foundation laying programme, he would also be distributing appointment letters to those selected for the Paharaia Battalion and also distribute smart phones among the members of thewomen sakhi mandals.

Several other schemes and programmes would be launched by Mr Modi tomorrow.
In the wake of the PM’s visit, elaborate security arrangements have been made in Sahibganj.

As per the request of the state government, five companies of central para military forces, acompany each of the rapid action force, rapid police forces and anti-terrorist squad have also been deployed.

A bomb disposal squad and 14 fire tenders have also been stationed at the venue.
The Jharkhand police has also deployed more than 1800 policemen, including 3 SP and 35 DSP rank officials to maintain full proof security during the function.

The district administration has put a ban on the movement of boats and steamers between Mahadeoganj and Sankrigali today and tomorrow.

Police forces have also been deployed on the banks of Ganga river to keep an eye on any suspicious activity through the river.

Chief Minister Raghubar Das along with several Union Ministers would be present at the function

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