Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said his government would share 50 per cent cost of the proposed Kalyan-Murbad-Ahmednagar rail link.
Referring to the demand by earlier speakers relating to the long pending issue of the rail connectivity to Murbad, Fadnavis said he would meet Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu in this regard.
“Let the cost be anything, the state government would share 50 per cent of the burden,” he declared.
The Chief Minister also said Prabhu and Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, who were from Maharashtra had a soft corner for the state and they always had a positive approach towards the needs of the state. He speaking at an event at Murbad in the district.
Fadnavis also inaugurated the new administrative building of the Murbad tehasil office. Fadnavis appealed to people to support the Prime Minister on demonetisation.
“This is like world war and its benefits can be reaped for the next 50 years,” he added.
He also said the collection in the banks by way of deposit of demonetised currency notes would go to the ‘Garib Kalyan Kosh’ to be utilised for the public welfare.