Centre to develop 84 Kosi Parikrama Marg of Braj as NH, spend Rs 5,000 crore: Nitin Gadkari | India News

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NEW DELHI: The Centre will declare the 84 Kosi Parikrama Marg of Braj (around Mathura) as a National Highway and it will be developed on the lines of Parikrama Marg of Ayodhya, Union road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari announced on Friday. He said the Centre will spend nearly Rs 5,000 crore for development of the 273 km road.
Gadkari made this announcement while virtually laying the foundation stone of 10 NH projects for 336 kms worth Rs 14,169 crore in Mathura.
In November last year, UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath had written to Gadkari urging his ministry to take up the work. Officials said the demand was also raised by different leaders from the region.
Apart from Mathura, this route will pass through the border areas of Rajasthan and Haryana.
Gadkari said the route for pilgrims will be developed as a two-lane with paved shoulder and on each side there will be a…

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