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Youth holds Placard to create awareness in the newly built Dispur- Supermarket Flyover

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The newly constructed Dispur flyover was inaugurated in Diwali after which it was open for the public. The public is allowed to take a walk on the flyover enjoying the artistic view.

However, to raise awareness against spitting a youth can be seen holding placards while painting his face with black n white colours in the newly built flyover.

Youth holds placards to raise awareness

A youth has been seen holding placards written “How much you spit on road, hold a bucket around neck”. Spitting has become very common on the streets of Guwahati where public property can be seen damaging by spitting on the walls and roads etc.

The newly built flyover walls have been painted with beautiful art by local artists. Spitting will damage the artistic beauty of the walls 

Birthday celebration, Spitting and damaging the beauty of flyover

There’s been reports, where a family can be seen celebrating a birthday with a car which was decorated with balloons and a birthday poster was attached with the bridge.

While the focus of building a flyover is to reduce traffic congestion, this kind of act will increase the traffic congestion again and will put commuters in trouble.

There’s also been reports of people already spitting on the beautified walls of the Flyover damaging the artistic beauty of it. Even after CM Himanta Biswa Sarma urged not to spit and put stains on the walls.

The Chief Minister on the day urged everyone to not spit on the newly built bridge. As Bridge is decorated with artworks by some dedicated local Artisans.

CM Himanta Biswa Sarma inaugurated the Flyover on November 4

CM Sarma inaugurated the newly constructed flyover at Dispur Supermarket in Guwahati. Speaking at the ceremony CM Sarma said that the flyover is now open for the general public and people now will get some relief from the hectic traffic in the city.

“I am very happy that on the occasion of Diwali we could make the flyover  operational and is now open for the public. The new bridge will make traffic movement hassle-free for the general public.  And I also request everyone not to spit on the newly constructed bridge,” CM Sarma further conveyed.

Cost & Construction of the Flyover 

It is a double-lane T-shaped structure flyover which is of 1205 metre has been constructed with an aim to reduce congestion at Supermarket by diverting traffic from Ganeshguri to Last Gate.

The flyover which has been made at a cost of Rs. 127.20 crore has been completed in 36 months.

The new flyover will make traffic movement hassle-free from Khanapara to Ganeshguri.

It will also reduce congestion of vehicle movement on Paltan Bazar end of Supermarket junction on GS Road by almost 80%.

The flyover is beautifully designed with some traditional art and paintings by local artisans, in every block its showcases the rich heritage and culture of Assam and Northeast.

The beautiful artwork gives life to the walls. The people of Guwahati will soon have a new landmark.


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