SAHIBGANJ, JHARKHAND: Terming development as the “only mantra” for betterment of people’s lives, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said more the development, more of changes for better would be ushered in people’s lives. “To bring change in the lives of people, the only mantra is development, development and development. With more development, there will be more changes in the lives of the people of Santhal Pargana,” PM Modi said after laying the foundation stone for a road bridge over River Ganga in Jharkhand’s Sahibganj.
“The Rs. 2,200 crore bridge over Ganga will connect Jharkhand and Bihar and open the doors for development,” he said.
Stating that Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari is adept at maintaining time-frame to complete works, Modi said he is sure the project will be completed on time. “Employment would be created and the youth in this region will be skillful as the project will be completed within two-and-half years, serving as a direct connection for the people of this area with the entire region and beyond,” he said.
Maintaining that the Ganga was the people’s life-line, the Prime Minister said the multi-model projects were going on and would connect Jharkhand with the outside world.
“You can see how development is taking shape before your eyes. The waterways will connect Sahibganj with the Bay of Bengal through a cargo route,” PM Modi told a large gathering.