UP govt to build road along Indo-Nepal border in state: CM

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Gorakhpur/Bahraich, Mar 27 (PTI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said his government will build a road along the Indo-Nepal border, starting from Maharajganj district in the state and reaching up to Uttarakhand.

Chief Minister Adityanath also announced his government’s plan to build a medical college in the Bahraich district.

The chief minister announced these decisions while inaugurating and laying foundation stones for various projects worth nearly Rs 280 cr in the neighbouring Maharajganj district and projects worth Rs 333 cr for Bahraich district.

'We are going to build a border road along the Indo-Nepal border. The work on it will be started from the Maharajganj district. The road will take you to Pilibhit and also connect to Uttarakhand,' he said in Maharjganj where he also inaugurated a Nagar Panchayat office.

About the medical college to be built in Bahraich, Adityanath said, 'This medical college will provide better treatment facilities to the people of not only Bahraich but the people of the neighbouring districts as well and they will not have to go to bigger cities for the treatment.” In Bahraich, Adityanath also unveiled a statue of Maharana Pratap.

'Maharana Pratap was born in Rajasthan when the country and religion both were in danger. The foreign invaders were eager to crush India's religion, culture and freedom. At that time, Maharana Pratap launched the 'yagya' of freedom and every Indian feels grateful for what he did for the country,” the chief minister said. PTI CORR RAX RAX