UTTARKASHI, April 15
DM Uttarkashi Dr Ashish Chauhan inspected the ongoing construction of the Bailey Bridge that collapsed over Assi Ganga river at Gangotri, connecting Uttarkashi with the China Border on April 1st this year.
The DM Uttarkashi directed the BRO Major Satyajit Mohanti to speed up the work of bridge construction considering the security concerns. He directed the officials to ensure that the quality of parts being installed on the bridge are of the highest quality. He said that the bridge should meet the deadline of the start of Char Dham Yatra so that the pilgrims can move without any inconvenience. He further directed the officials to start the boulders breaking exercise on the side of the roads near Hina so that the vehicles can pass without any hindrance. He instructed Major Mohanti to inspect the route and rectify the shortfalls before the start of the Yatra season.