4 Major City Flyover Mishaps During Mamata’s Tenure


Kolkata: Trinamool supremo Mamata Banerjee became the Chief Mminister in 2011. In the regime of change seven flyovers have been collapsed till 2018. Three among them are in the heart of Kolkata and another one is in Siliguri. Majerhat bridge collapse is the new addition to the list which aliving the memory of Ultadanga, Posta, and Siliguri bridge collapse incident.

Ultadanga Flyover: The EM bypass bound Ultadanga flyover from VIP Road collapsed on March 4, 2013. As it was early morning, the major chance of accidents somehow avoided. Three people have been injured in the morning time accident.

Posta Flyover: Under-construction Posta flyover collapsed On March 31, 2016 afternoon. This is one of the horrifying bridge collapse in the history of Kolkata. 26 lives lost and 89 people had bee injured after the incident.

Siliguri Flyover: Another under-construction flyover collapsed on August 11 in Goaltuli of Siliguri. No casualty due to the time of the incident.

Majerhat Bridge: The bridge collapsed at around 4:30 pm on September 4, 2018. One dead and 20 injured after the incident. The unofficial source said at least five person dead after the incident which may rise with time.