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Kochi metro launch: Sreedharan downplays name omission controversy

Sreedharan indicated that he would not be a part of the second phase construction of Kochi Metro

Press Trust of India  |  Kochi 

'Metro man' E Sreedharan on Thursday sought to downplay the controversy over the omission of his name from the list of dignitaries who will share the stage with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the Kochi Metro inauguration on June 17. Sreedharan, here to oversee the final round of preparations for Saturday's event, said there was nothing unusual in the decision of not being invited on the stage as such restrictions were usual in a programme being attended by the prime minister. "Please don't make a controversy over the issue. Prime Minister's security is ...

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First Published: Thu, June 15 2017. 17:53 IST
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