No invite from Metro Railway for E W Metro s inauguration draws ire of CM

  • | Friday | 14th February, 2020

Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday expressed her unhappiness after the Metro railways chose not to invite her for the inauguration of the first phase of the East-West Metro project. While addressing the Assembly, Banerjee said: "I had announced the East-West Metro Railway project despite various difficulties and put much effort for the project to happen. Union Railway minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday inaugurated the first phase of the East-West Metro corridor, connecting sector V with Salt Lake Stadium. It may be mentioned here that the Chief Minister, during her tenure as the Railway minister from 2009-2011, had sanctioned funds for the project in the Railway budget. Babul Supriyo, during a television interview, however, claimed that the railways had invited the Chief Minister.

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