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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated country's first underwater metro in Kolkata | PTI
Prime Minister Modi inaugurated the country's first underwater Metro section between Howrah Maidan and Kolkata's Esplanade | PTI
The Hoiwrah Metro Station is the deepest at 33 meters below the surface | PTI
The 4.8-km Esplanade-Howrah Maidan stretch in Kolkata has been built at a cost of Rs 4,960 crore PTI
After flagging off the underwater metro in Kolkata, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a ride with students | PTI
Two tunnels, running parallel to each other, are part of the 4.8-km Esplanade-Howrah Maidan stretch of the East-West Corridor and pass under the Hooghly river, connecting Kolkata and Howrah | PTI
The Prime Minister also inaugurated the 1.25-km-long Taratala-Majherhat section of the Joka-Esplanade line | PTI
PM wrote on X that the 'metro journey was made memorable thanks to the company of these youngsters and those who worked on this project' | PTI