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Atal Tunnel Epitomises Bond Between PM Modi and People of Himachal Pradesh, Says JP Nadda

BJP nationwide president Jagat Prakash Nadda (Picture: ANI)

The 9.02-km Atal Tunnel, the world’s longest freeway tunnel which reduces the gap between Manali and Leh by 46 km and the journey time by 4 to 5 hours, was inaugurated by Modi on Saturday.

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New Delhi: BJP president JP Nadda on Saturday stated the “strategically essential” Atal Tunnel will strengthen the border infrastructure and epitomises the particular bond between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the individuals of Himachal Pradesh. The 9.02-km Atal Tunnel, the world’s longest freeway tunnel which reduces the gap between Manali and Leh by 46 km and the journey time by 4 to 5 hours, was inaugurated by Modi on Saturday.

In a sequence of tweets, Nadda thanked Modi for speedily executing the venture since 2014 and fulfilling the decade-old demand of the individuals of the state. Stating that the Atal Tunnel venture was very near Modi’s coronary heart, Nadda stated, “It epitomises the particular bond between PM Modi and the individuals of Himachal Pradesh and is a becoming tribute to the previous PM late Atal Bihari Vajpayee ji who conceived this historic venture.”.


Describing the tunnel as “strategically essential”, Nadda stated this venture not solely boosts connectivity but in addition strengthens India’s border infrastructure. “The infrastructure marvel connects Manali and Lahaul-Spiti valley all year long. It additionally reduces distance between Manali and Keylong,” he stated.

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