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Mahanadi bridge named after Madhusudan Das

Bhubaneswar, March 29, 2018: In a tribute to Madhu Babu, the state Government has named the new bridge on Mahanadi river from Cuttack to Nuapatna as Utkal Gourab Madhusudan Setu. 

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will dedicate the 3.13 km bridge to the people on Odisha Divas. 

The bridge has been constructed at a cost of Rs 157 crore bridge and will shorten the Cuttack-Dhenkanal route by over 16 km. It has been constructed entirely from state’s own resources.

Connecting major pilgrim site of Dhabaleswar temple and the heritage village of Nuapatna, known world over for its handloom and Khandua sarees, the bridge will boost tourism and socio-economic growth in the area.

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