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In Pics: Dakshineswar skywalk inaugurated by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

The Dakshineswar Skywalk, a 10.5 metre-wide and 340 metre-long elevated glass-and-steel pathway from the Dakshineswar Railway Station to the compound of the famous and historic Kali temple, was inaugurated by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk [ Published on: November 06, 2018 12:30 IST ]
  • The Skywalk is 380 meters long and 10.5 meters wide and connects the Dakshineswar railway station to the Dakshineswar Kali Temple.
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    The Skywalk is 380 meters long and 10.5 meters wide and connects the Dakshineswar railway station to the Dakshineswar Kali Temple.

  • West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inaugurates the Dakshineswar Skywalk, in Kolkata.
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    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inaugurates the Dakshineswar Skywalk, in Kolkata.

  • West Bengal CM, Mamata Banerjee and Urban Development Minister, Firhad Hakim during the inauguration of Dakshineswar Skywalk, in Kolkata.
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    West Bengal CM, Mamata Banerjee and Urban Development Minister, Firhad Hakim during the inauguration of Dakshineswar Skywalk, in Kolkata.

  • People walk on the Dakshineswar Skywalk after its inauguration at Dakhheneswar Kali Temple, in Kolkata.
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    People walk on the Dakshineswar Skywalk after its inauguration at Dakhheneswar Kali Temple, in Kolkata.

  • West Bengal CM, Mamata banerjee addressing the public during the inauguration of the skywalk.
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    West Bengal CM, Mamata banerjee addressing the public during the inauguration of the skywalk.

  • The Dakshineswar Kali Temple draws 1.4 crore devotees every year, and this passage is exclusively for those walking to the temple.
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    The Dakshineswar Kali Temple draws 1.4 crore devotees every year, and this passage is exclusively for those walking to the temple.

  • There are a total of 12 escalators, four elevators and eight staircases along the way of the skywalk and will also help to check traffic congestion in the area.
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    There are a total of 12 escalators, four elevators and eight staircases along the way of the skywalk and will also help to check traffic congestion in the area.