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Modi to inaugurate road project in Kerala

IANS  |  New Delhi 

will be in on Tuesday to inaugurate a road project in Kollam, and later to pay a visit to the in Thiruvananthapuram, according to a statement.

In Kollam, Modi will inaugurate 13-km bypass on the 66, which will reduce between Alappuzha and Thiruvananthapuram, decongesting traffic in town.

The cost of the two-lane road project, which includes 3 major bridges over the Ashtamudi lake, having a total length of 1,540 metres, is Rs 352 crore.

It will be the third official visit of the to His first visit to the city was in December 2015, when he unveiled the statue of former of R. Sankar, and later he paid a visit in April 2016 after a fire tragedy.

During his visit to the Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Modi is likely to unveil a plaque to mark the launch of some visitor facilities.



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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 18:36 IST