Memo to Prime Minister demanding 3rd karnaphuli bridge

Memo to Prime Minister demanding 3rd karnaphuli bridge

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Ctg Correspondent
Boalkhali –Kalurghat Bridge Implementation Parishad of Chittagong handed over a memorandum meant for Prime Minister demanding construction of 3rd Karnaphuli bridge  in Boalkhali-Kalurghat point to the Principal Secretary to Prime Minister office Abul Kalam Azad on Saturday . The Parishad leaders handed over this memo to the Principal secretary at Chittagong Circuit House on Saturday afternoon while on courtesy call on him . Principal Secretary to PM’s office came over Chittagong on official tour, sources said. The memorandum was told that the existing Kalurghat railway bridge was constructed in 1930 and was unveiled for all mode of transpsorts from 1958 . After  minimizing the train service on Dhohazari-ctg line in 1990 and damage of Shah Amanat bridge in 1991 by devastating cyclone in Chittagong ,  the pressures of increased  public vehicles towards Bandarban, Coxsbazar highways   goes on Kalurghat bridge and hence the bridge became tottering . The leaders reiterated the assurances of the prime minister  and the Railway Minister visited the proposed site of the said bridge in 2012 but no development yet to be sighted. Principal secretary assured them to present their memo to the MP after back in Dhaka. Convenor of the Parishad AbdulMomen, joint convenor Mustafa Naim, joint member secretary Alamgir Morshed Babu, Coordinator Sohel Uddin, Members Ranjit ghosh, Ranjit chowdhury Bachchu, Saiful Alam  were present during courtesy call  with the Principal secretary , sources said.

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