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Lucknow to get three new flyovers by 2022: Lucknow MP Rajnath Singh

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Lucknow: More than 1 lakh people currently plying on Sitapur Road will be enjoying hassle free commuting once construction work of three flyovers and one cloverleaf will be completed on the route.
Lucknow MP and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday laid foundation stone for a 5.05km four-lane flyover between Khurram Nagar and Indiranagar Sec-25. Apart from that, the minister also announced that once the construction work of the flyover will be completed, a cloverleaf will be developed to connect six-lane Kukrail Flyover and upcoming Khurramnagar flyover to remove traffic snarls at the Khurramnagar intersection and provide ease in commuting for travellers plying in areas including Munshipulia, Khurramanagar, Aliganj, and Dandaiya Market among others.
Similarly, a 60-metre flyover at Engineering College Chauraha was also approved by the road and transport minister Nitin Gadkari on the request of Lucknow MP Rajnath SIngh on stage. Moving ahead, the road ministry has already approved the construction work of a 1.8km flyover from Madiyaon to IIM Chauraha. The project will be conducted by National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) at a cost of Rs 150 crore.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said, “Once construction of all these projects is completed, more than 1 lakh commuters travelling on Sitapur Road will not have to face traffic jam for a single day as they will continue their journey on the elevated route through the flyovers.”
The MP also named some other road projects which he wished to get the approval from Union transport Minister. In his reply Nitin Gadkari said, “Rajnath ji, I have already approved all projects asked by you before stepping on the plane to come to Lucknow.”

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After donating Rs 50 lakh to CM relief funds, actor Rajinikanth urges everyone to follow Covid safety guidelines

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Superstar Rajinikanth on Monday met Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin in Chennai to extend his support to the state’s effort to battle the second wave of coronavirus. The superstar also contributed a sum of Rs 50 lakh to the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. Last week, the newly-elected chief minister had appealed to the public and the private organisations to generously contribute towards relief work during the Covid-19 pandemic.

I request people to follow all the safety guidelines laid down by the government. Only then we will be able to defeat the coronavirus pandemic,” Rajinikanth told reporters after meeting with the chief minister.

And answering Stalin’s appeal, the who’s who of the Tamil film fraternity have been making significant contributions to the CM’s fund. Earlier, Ajith donated Rs 25 lakh and Suriya along with his father Sivakumar and brother Karthi gave a combined cheque of Rs 1 crore for the fund. Director AR Murugadoss ( Rs 25 lakh), actor Sivakarthikeyan (Rs 25 lakh), director Vetri Maaran (10 lakh), actor Jayam Ravi, his brother Mohan Raja and their father Mohan (made a joint donation of Rs 10 lakh), Soundarya Rajinikanth, her husband Vishagan and father-in-law SS Vanangamudi (together donated Rs 1 crore), Sun Pictures (Rs 30 crore) and many others have already contributed to the state’s relief fund.

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