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You can't cross our bridge, Bihar villagers tell politicians
Darbhanga -, April 19 - Residents of a village in Bihar's Darbhanga parliamentary constituency have barred elected representatives from using a bamboo bridge they have built through their own donations.Villagers of Kamalpur-Brahmotar Ghat, a village under the Pirri panchayat of Bahadurpur block in Darbhanga, have announced boycott of Lok Sabha polls for failure of people's representatives to fulfill their old demand for a concrete bridge over the Kamla river.We have built a bamboo bridge, locally known as Chachri pul, over Kamla river last Nove...

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