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Kolkata Metro: PM Modi inaugurates India's 1st underwater tunnel. Things to know

India's first under-river Metro tunnel was inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi in Kolkata, connecting Howrah Maidan and Esplanade.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Kolkata Metro Railway's Howrah Maidan-Esplanade section on Wednesday.(PTI)
Updated on Mar 06, 2024 10:37 AM IST

'Uplifting mass transit': Kolkata metro trail under Hooghly gets Modi's applause

Kolkata Metro's first rake arrived at the Howrah Maidan and it was operated through a tunnel under the river Hooghly on a trial basis.

PM Modi expressed happiness over the trial run of the Kolkata Metro under the Hooghly River.(MINT_PRINT)
Published on Apr 15, 2023 01:04 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Animesh Chaturvedi

‘Historic moment’: First in India, Kolkata Metro runs under water | Watch

The tunnel -- the Indian version of Eurostar's London-Paris corridor -- is 13 metre below the riverbed and 33 metre below ground level.

Underwater metro tunnel in Kolkata | Representational image (Agencies)
Published on Apr 12, 2023 10:17 PM IST

‘Duare Nodi’? In Bengal's Ghatal, ‘tarpan’ offered on waterlogged streets

Mahalaya marks the end of ‘Pitri Pakshya’, or the 16-day lunar day period when Hindus pay homage to their ancestors (Pitrs) by offering food, money, and other gifts as a sign of reverence.

Arup Bera – a resident of Ward 2 of the Ghatal municipality area – was seen traversing the flooded streets near his home to offer ‘tarpan’ on Mahalaya 
Published on Oct 07, 2021 03:01 PM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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