Delhi Mumbai Expressway: Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari is famous for his cleanliness. Meanwhile, the Union Minister told in a program on Thursday how he had also got bulldozers started at his father-in-law’s house, which was obstructing a road project, without informing his wife.
In fact, Nitin Gadkari on Thursday reviewed the progress of the 1,380 km Delhi-Mumbai Expressway. With the construction of this expressway, it is expected that the travel time between the national capital and the country’s financial capital will be reduced from 24 hours to 12 hours.
Giving information about the work related to road and expressway during a program address in Haryana’s Sohna, the Union Minister told the story of breaking the father-in-law’s house and told that he got bulldozers started at his house without informing his wife.
Gadkari said that I was newly married. My father-in-law’s house was lying in the middle of the road. This house was in Ramtek. I got the bulldozer started at the father-in-law’s house without informing the wife and completed the road work.
Praising Union Minister Rao Inderjit Singh, he said that I was told by the officials that your (Rao Inderjit Singh) also, sister-in-law’s house was also coming in the middle, so you said that you have to break it and vacate the place, leaders One should do the same, should not commit the sin of saving encroachment.
The Delhi-Mumbai Expressway will be of eight lanes and will pass through Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat. Gadkari said that the road ministry is working on 15 projects worth Rs 53,000 crore to reduce the problem of traffic jams and air pollution in Delhi-NCR.
Haryana Chief Ministers Manohar Lal Khattar and Rao Inderjit Singh were also present during the review meeting. The Delhi-Mumbai Expressway is likely to be completed by March 2023 and is being built under the first phase of the Bharatmala project. The cost of the project is Rs 98,000 crore and will be the longest expressway in India.
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