Facing government neglect; students build bridge to school

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When the administration turned a blind eye to make a bridge in Gajoligad  near Gajoli of Asi Ganga ghat, school students got together a temporary bridge in four hours in collaboration with their parents. This bridge connects Gajoli and Nagaon to Inter College Bhankoli. 45 students of these two villages are in Rinka Bhankoli. So far, these students More...

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