PM Modi likely to Inaugurate Guwahati-North Guwahati Ropeway
GUWAHATI: Amid raging protests over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the northeastern states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Assam on February 9 and inaugurate Guwahati-North Guwahati Ropeway.
The total length of the ropeway is 2 kilometers and will be India's longest ropeway on river.
The cable car will have a capacity to carry 30 passengers and will take 8 mins of travel time across river Brahmaputra. It will not only help boost tourism but essentia
lly will help people reach Guwahati or North Guwahati in just 8 mins. The operating deck will be on the south bank and security and safety has been given utmost priority with an extra reserved line for the car in case of technical issue. The passengers will not be stranded mid-way.
The lower terminal of the ropeway will be at Panbazar Guwahati, in front of Nehru Park, while the upper terminal will be at Rajadwar village behind the Dol Govinda Temple in North Guwahati.
Passenger Ropeway project connecting South and North Guwahati