Loknayak Ganga Path

Loknayak Ganga Path Ganga Path or Ganga Driveway is a planned expressway across the river Ganges in Patna, India. It is expected to be completed by June 2020, it is being jointly constructed by Housing and Urban Development Corporation and the Government of Bihar. It was approved in August 2007 and the ground breaking ceremony was held on 11 October 2013 by the Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar, it is a 21.5-kilometre-long road built between Digha and Deedarganj in Patna at a cost of Rs.2234.46 crores. The second phase extends the road by 18 km to Fatuha. Ganga Path project, in pipeline for many years, dubbed as the Marine Drive of Patna, the Ganga Path or Ganga Expressway will connect Digha to Kacchi Dargah along the river Ganges; the tender for the same is to be issued by the second week of May by Bihar State Road Development Corporation and the contract will be finalized by June. The total cost involved in this mega project is ₹5600 crore, having time interval for its completion to be four years.

After the private investors failed to appear on the horizon, the State government itself decided to go ahead with the project. The Cabinet has given approval to take loan of ₹2000 crore from Housing and Urban Development Corporation and the rest amount of ₹1,160 crore is to be raised through the State resources. HUDCO has agreed to provide the loan at a floating interest rate of 10.75%, to be returned in 16 years after completion of the project. Out of total budget, a sum of ₹2,770 crore will be spent on the construction of road and elevation work and ₹390 crore on land acquisition and utility shifting; the expressway will ensure a smooth flow of traffic between east to west Patna, ease the traffic congestion at Ashok Rajpath. There will be nine points on the expressway connected to Ashok Rajpath, it will be a toll road. The much anticipated project will give breath to the congested roads of east to west Patna, it will not only give a beautiful riverfront but will give boost to the economic activities of the area.

Total length: 23.04 km Drive way: 4-Lane, 14 m. 20 ghats were to be developed along a 2.3-km promenade with four cultural centres on the stretch of Patna riverfront. 4.5-metre wide esplanade has to stretch from Collectorate Ghat to Adalat Ghat, Adalat Ghat to Gandhi Ghat, Gandhi Ghat to Rani Ghat and — after a gap of few ghats — Bhadra Ghat to Nauzar Ghat. This project is part of National Ganga River Basin Authority. 14 ghats have been completed till August 2017. Outer Ring Road, Patna Digha–Sonpur Bridge Kacchi Dargah-Bidupur Bridge Patna–Digha Ghat line


Year 428 was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Taurus; the denomination 428 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years. Bonifacius, Roman governor of Africa, calls in the support of the Vandals to help him with his revolt in the province, in revenge for the hostile action of empress Galla Placidia, ruling on behalf of her son Valentinian III. Flavius Felix is elected consul for the Western Empire and issues consular diptychs during his political office. King Gunderic, age 49, dies after a reign of 21 years, is succeeded by his half-brother Genseric, he is styled with the title Rex Alanorum. Genseric increases his wealth in the residence of the province of Hispania Baetica. King Vortigern invites a number of Germanic warriors to aid him in consolidating his position in Britain, according to the Historia Brittonum.

He hires Saxons who are settled in Kent as mercenaries to fight against the Picts and the Scots beyond Hadrian's Wall. Chlodio, king of the Salian Franks, defeats the Roman army at Cambrai, he makes Tournai his residence. Frankish expansion changes the borders. Artaxias IV, last king of Greater Armenia, is deposed by Bahram V; the Arshakuni Dynasty ends and the kingdom becomes a province of the Persian Empire. October 26 – The planet Venus occults the planet Jupiter. April 10 – Nestorius is made patriarch of Constantinople, he preaches a new doctrine. It makes a distinction between the divine and human natures of Jesus but comes under immediate attack from pope Celestine I and Cyril of Alexandria. Hydatius becomes bishop of Aquae Flaviae in Gallaecia in Portugal. John succeeds Theodotus as patriarch of Antioch, gives his support to Nestorius. Euthymius the Great builds a monastery in Palestine, near the Dead Sea. Tuoba Huang, prince of the Xianbei state Northern Wei Gunderic, king of the Vandals and Alans Qifu Chipan, prince of the Xianbei state Western Qin Theodore of Mopsuestia and theologian Giusto Traina: 428 A.

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