Yogi Adityanath announces construction of Ganga expressway at Uttar Pradesh cabinet meet, takes holy dip in Sangam in Prayagraj
Adityanath offered prayers as he took a holy dip in River Ganga at Sangam during the ongoing Kumbh Mela. The area around Sangam was cleaned and decorated on Monday for the holy dip.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath, deputy chief ministers Keshav Prasad Maurya, Dinesh Sharma and others at the Bade Hanuman Temple before the state cabinet meet in Prayagraj during Kumbh Mela on Tuesday. Image credit: News18
Adityanath offered prayers at the Bade Hanuman temple with other ministers in Prayagraj, where in its first, the Uttar Pradesh cabinet meet was held, outside Lucknow. PTI
During the cabinet meet, the chief minister announced a 600 kilometre Ganga expressway connecting Meerut to Prayagraj. He claimed that it will be the world’s biggest expressway which will be built on nearly 6,500 hectares of land. News18
Adityanath offered prayers as he took a dip in River Ganga at Sangam during the Kumbh Mela. The area around Sangam was cleaned and decorated on Monday for the holy dip. PTI
After the dip, the cabinet ministers are scheduled to watch a special screening of the Vicky Kaushal starrer <em>Uri — </em>based on the 2016 surgical strikes — at a mobile theatre. PTI