Majerhat Bridge Managed By Port Trust, Says Minister


Howrah: Arup Roy who has been entrusted with the task of monitoring the situation
over the Majerhat bridge collapse, said, “This is an unfortunate incident. The port
trust had set up this bridge 40 years ago. That bridge collapsed on Tuesday. The CM
is on a visit to North Bengal. She was supposed to return on Tuesday but could not
return as there is no flight. KMDA and Corporation is rescuing people at the

He added, “The state government is by those injured and dead. This bridge is
managed by the port trust. The reason why the bridge collapsed can be said by the
specialists. It is not the time to discuss now. It is time to stand by the rescue
work. Everyone will have to do the rescue work.”