BRIDGE OPENS TO TRAFFIC
Sangrur September 4:
The bridge built on the railway level crossing on the Ludhiana-Dhuri-Jakhal railway track, near Punia Colony here, was today inaugurated by Sangrur MP Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa. The 913-meter-long bridge has been constructed at a cost of Rs 16.64 crore.
Inaugurating the bridge, Dhindsa said the government had sent a proposal to the Centre for building four more bridges on level crossings at Sangrur, Ahmedgarh, Malerkotla and Lehragagga in this district. A bridge had been proposed for a level crossing at Barnala besides an under bridge in Barnala city.
All the speakers, addressing the inauguration function, turned the ceremony into an election rally of Dhindsa for the coming Lok Sabha elections. Dhindsa has been selected SAD candidate from Sangrur. The leaders who spoke included Dhuri MLA Iqbal Singh Jhundan, Gobind Singh Kanjhla, Gobind Singh Longowal, Chaudhary Abdul Gaffar, Parkash Chand Garg, Rajinder Singh Kanjhla and Jatinder Kalra.