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TRS leaders call on Nitin Gadkari, seek nod for pending NH projects

TRS leaders call on Nitin Gadkari, seek nod for pending NH projects
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Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leaders including Ministers, MPs and MLAs met Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari in Delhi on Tuesday and requested...

New Delhi: Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leaders including Ministers, MPs and MLAs met Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari in Delhi on Tuesday and requested clearance for the pending Highway projects in the State.

The leaders led by party floor leader in Lok Sabha Nama Nageswara Rao handed over the letters written by Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao to the Union Minister. The leaders brought to the notice of the Union Minister that injustice was done to Telangana in the allocation of national highways which was earlier brought to the notice of Prime Minister Narendra Modi by the Chief Minister.

The Prime Minister has also promised to allocate 3,150 kilometres of national highways to Telangana. Numbering was not given to more than 600 kms of the sanctioned national highways, the TRS leaders pointed out.

Minister G Jagadish Reddy said that the workers pertaining to the sanctioned highways were yet to start works. The leaders urged the Union Minister to speed up the works and also take up repair works to the roads damaged because of heavy rains.

The delegation urged the Union Minister to sanction under bypass at two places in the National Highway 163 from Hyderabad to Bhupalapally. Similarly, there is a need for under pass in the National Highway 167 from Kodada to Miryalguda, they said.

The delegation also urged the Union Minister to speed up the works of Chevella- Bijapur National Highway. MLA B Suman urged the Union Minister to provide flyovers at three places and development of junctions at National Highway 63 which passes through Chennur. The delegation included MPs M Kavitha, K Prabhakar Reddy, G Ranjith Reddy, B Venkatesh, B Lingaiah Yadav, MLA G Sunitha and others.

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