Imphal, Nov 30: The Bir Tikendrajit flyover, first of its kind in Manipur, was inaugurated by the Governor Dr S S Sidhu here today.
The bridge was built by the National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) with a total expense of Rs 2492.95 lakh and the works was taken up in May 2003 The Governor and Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh, along with Speaker Dr S Buddhichandra, other ministers and MLAs took a walk on it today and was thereby declared open to the public.
The chief minister, who collapsed at the function earlier today, appealed to the people to help the government in taking up developmental works.
The chief minister said frequent bandhs, brief working season, disturbance by unwanted elements, legal problems, and also non-availability of materials causes obstruction to the works.
Dy General Manager of the NBCC KP Ghosh was also present at the function.