West Bengal: PM Modi to inaugurate Kolkata Metro Extension

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the extension of Kolkata Metro’s North-South Line from Noapara to Dakshineswar on Monday, an official said. The prime minister will flag off a train from Noapara to Dakshineswar from a programme in the Hooghly district, Kolkata Metro spokesperson Indrani Banerjee said. The inauguration, scheduled on Monday afternoon, will help connect thousands of people in the 4.1 km stretch between Noapara and Dakshineswar, she said.