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PM Modi Inaugurates Mundka-Bahadurgarh Stretch Of Delhi Metro's Green Line

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| June 24 , 2018 , 11:03 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Mundka-Bahadurgarh section of Delhi Metro's Green Line on Sunday, making Bahadurgarh the 3rd major Haryana city to be connected to the Delhi Metro network.

"I congratulate the people of Haryana and Delhi on the commencement of this new section of the Delhi Metro. It is gladdening to see Bahadurgarh connected with the Delhi metro. This is the third place in Haryana, after Gurugram and Faridabad to be connected like this," said PM Modi, addressing the inauguration ceremony via video conference.

"Bahadurgarh is witnessing tremendous economic growth, there are several educational centres there, students from there even travel to Delhi. The Metro will bring convenience to this part, which is considered the gateway to Haryana," he said.

"There is a direct link between connectivity and development. The Metro will bring more colonies, more people coming to Bahadurgarh. It will also mean more employment opportunities for local people," the PM said.

"We also want to boost Make In India by making coaches of the Metro in India itself. Several nations helped us in the making of the Delhi Metro and other Metros, and now, we are helping other nations by designing coaches for their Metro systems," PM Modi said.

The 11.2 km Mundka-Bahadurgarh stretch is a stretch of the Delhi Metro's Green Line from Inderlok to Mundka and adds 7 stations to the Green Line, all on an elevated corridor. While 4 of the new stations come under Delhi, namely, Mundka Industrial Area, Ghevra, Tikri Kalan and Tikri Border, the remaining 3 stations of Modern Industrial Estate, Bus Stand and City Park come under Haryana.