"Congress ignored states like Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. This is the reason many areas of the two states are still backward. Our effort is to bring UP and Bihar forward," Prabhu said while flagging off a new train, Sushashan Express, between Balrampur and Gwalior.

The minister said a bridge on the Ganga river in Bihar would be constructed soon and e-tendering system was being put in place to check corruption.

Prabhu also inaugurated 107-km long broad gauge between Badhni and Gonda.

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