Sikkim : Rajnath Singh inaugurates Gangtok Nathula road

For inaugurating the alternate alignment Gangtok Nathula Road in the state, Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang thanked Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.
Singh, on Sunday, inaugurated the road project from the headquarters of 33 corps in Sukna, Darjeeling via video conferencing after his scheduled visit to Sikkim.
The Defence Minister also interacted with Army jawans posted at Nathu La, the Information and Public Relations Department (IPR) said in a release.
The 19.35 km long alternate alignment Gangtok Nathula Road was constructed by the Border Roads Organization (BRO).
The chief minister on Sunday said that such infrastructural upgradations would facilitate connectivity and usher pragmatic and productive changes to the overall landscape of the state.
Reiterating the commitment of the people of Sikkim towards national security, Tamang said that the state government would continue to support the BRO and the Army in all the border area development programme.