Gadkari, who laid the foundation yesterday, assured all round development of west Vidharbha region in Maharashtra comprising of three districts of Akola, Washim and Buldana in next five years.

The Union Surface Transport Minister said developmental works worth Rs 50,000 crores would be completed in west Vidarbha region in next 5 years.

Gadkari also dedicated the Raj Rajeshwari Setu to the public. Work of road construction covering 194 kms distance from Amravati to Chikhli would be completed in next 2.5 years, he added.

The Union Minister cited funds will made available for health education and transport hubs along NH 06 at Akola in near future. He asked BJP MP Sanjay Dhote to obtain the 40 acres of land needed for the hub.

Taking a swipe at Congress, he said the party failed to give justice to the people in all respects during its rule of long tenure in the country. Dhotre and other local leaders were present on the occasion.

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