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Majerhat mishap: ‘This flyover is my lifeline, my home, my office, my everything’

After the government identified seven bridges in Kolkata as ‘unsafe’, The Sunday Express visited two of them to feel the pulse of the people living underneath — legally and illegally.

Majerhat bridge to be demolished for a new one, says Mamata Banerjee

The 50-years-old bridge connecting the city to South 24 Paraganas and southern suburban areas had collapsed on September 4, claiming three lives and injuring 27 persons.

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Majherhat bridge collapse effect: Govt bans 20-wheel vehicles in Kolkata from tomorrow

Freight traffic movement over four bridges - Arabindo Setu, Belgachia bridge, Tollygunge bridge and Bijan Setu - have also been restricted.

Majerhat bridge collapse: Rescue in full swing, collapse site bustles with activity

A rescue operation member said, “Looks like it will take at least another day to complete the rescue operation. We are now trying to break the concrete slab into smaller pieces and remove them from the spot."

Majerhat bridge collapse: Worker’s body found, toll now 2

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the family of the deceased, Rs 1 lakh for those who sustained serious injuries and Rs 50,000 each for those with not so serious injuries.

Kolkata Majerhat bridge collapse: Death toll touches three, Mamata to chair high-level meeting today

According to police, the body of the third deceased was recovered at 6.30 am on Thursday morning. Goutam Mondal was a resident of Tetulia area of Murshidabad district.

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Majerhat bridge collapse: No confirmation of deaths so far, rescue work is priority, says Mamata

Mamata Banerjee further stated that the priority is rescue and relief work and the rest of the investigation will be done later.

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