LIE: The Bidar-Kalburgi rail line was approved by Vajpayee government but from 2004 till 2013, nothing was done. Work only began under the BS Yeddyurappa government


Modi Lies / Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

The foundation stone for this project was laid in 2000. In 2007, the project was approved by the Ministry of Railways  and has been taken up in 50:50 sharing between Govt of Karnataka and Ministry of Railways. The project gained momentum after Mr Kharge became Railways Minister and by 2014, 91.5% track work was complete according to Karnataka Survey 2014-2015.

Read more here: http://planning.kar.nic.in/docs/Economic%20Survey%20Reports/ES_14-15/English.pdf

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