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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 [ 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.

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