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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the New Bhaupur-New Khurja section of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor via video conferencing.PM Modi lashed out at the government for delaying the project and said that it showed the work culture of those in power. ‘Till 2014 not a single km track of the project was laid and the funds sanctioned could not be spent properly. After 2014, it was restarted and officials asked to take it forward and by then the budget had gone up by 11 times,’ PM Modi said. The 351 km New Bhaupur – New Khurja section of EDFC is situated in Uttar Pradesh and is built at a cost of Rs 5,750 crores. He also appealed to people to not vandalise the country’s infrastructure during protests and agitations. PM Modi said that country’s infrastructure does not belong to any political party but to the entire nation. Watch the full video for all the details.