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Modi’s bullet train project: Rahul Gandhi says it may not materialise

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (7L) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (6L) look on during a ground breaking ceremony for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed rail project in Ahmedabad on September 14, 2017. (SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty Images)

By: Keerthi Mohan

Congress president Rahul Gandhi does not believe in the feasibility of prime minister Narendra Modi’s bullet train project. Calling it a “magic train,” Gandhi said if at all the project materialises then it would be under the Congress regime. “It should not be called a bullet train,” Gandhi was quoted as saying by news agency ANI. “It should be referred to as a magic train. It will never be constructed, if at all it is ever made it is going to be in Congress regime.” Gandhi had earlier said India does not need a bullet train, echoing the sentiments of…

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