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Construction for Metro Started

Construction work for Kochi Metro Rail project began today with Chief Minister Shri. Oommen Chandy inaugurating the piling work at a funcion here. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had laid the foundation stone for the project on September 13 last year. CM waved a green flag at the function at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium as simultaneously, the piling work commenced at nearby Edapally. The Chief Minister said this was a “proud moment” for the state which had waited for years for its dream to become a reality.

Urban Development Secretary, Sudheer Krishna, KMRL Managing Director Elias George,Union Minister, K V Thomas, state ministers– P K Kunhalikutty, K M Mani, Aryadan Mohammed were among those present at the function. Former Supreme Court Judge V R Krishna Iyer was also present.

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