- Chief Minister Patnaik urged Mr Prabhu for early sanction of the project
- Mr Patnaik offered to bear 50 per cent of the project's cost
- Mr Prabhu, usually responsive on twitter replied instantly
Naveen Patnaik proposed a new line between Puri and Konark on twitter at 10.05 pm last night and the Railway Minister tweeted a positive response to it at 10.08 pm.
Chief Minister Patnaik, in his tweet, offered to bear 50 per cent of the project's cost.
"CM@Naveen_Odisha proposes state sharing 50 per cent of project cost for new rail line from Puri to Konark to boost tourism potential in #Odisha," the Chief Minister's Office tweeted.
(With inputs from PTI)