New Delhi: The process for construction of the first-ever monorail project in the Capital will start soon. The corridor will connect Shastri Park and Trilokpuri in east Delhi. This project will definitely have its impact on assembly elections due by the end of this year.

It is believed that the project will benefit the ruling party in the coming elections. Delhi Metro department has already submitted Detailed Project Report (DPR) to the government to start construction works for the first monorail project from September- October in the national capital after getting the official nod.  

Political analysts say that the ruling party, Congress, will get political benefit in East Delhi region if the construction work starts in the mid of this year.

As per Delhi Metro reports, monorail will become functional from March, 2017 by when three elections- assembly polls, Lok Sabha polls and municipal elections- are likely to be held. Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Monday directed Transport Department to present the proposed plan before the cabinet for the official permission.

(JPN/Bureau)

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