A Fallen Flyover in Kolkata May Well Be Trinamool’s Achilles Heel

A Fallen Flyover in Kolkata May Well Be Trinamool’s Achilles Heel

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The Rs 164-crore Vivekananda Road flyover was supposed to ease the heavy traffic flow between Central Kolkata’s congested Girish Park area and the old business centres of Burrabazar and Posta, right next to the Hooghly River. But instead, what it did was perpetrate perhaps one of the worst urban tragedies Kolkata has ever witnessed. Coming on the heels of the state assembly elections, the incident is now being spoken of as a possible electoral game-changer, at least in the surrounding areas.

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