E Sreedharan (PTI) Metroman and advisor to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) E Sreedharan, who had been the chief consultant for the Kochi Metro project too, has not been invited to participate in the inaugural function on Saturday. Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan has written to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi pointing out this ‘gross omission’. Prime Minister is slated to inaugurate the Rs 8,000-crore Kochi Metro on June 17. In the first 25-km phase, trains will run for 13 km between Palarivattom and Aluva. Work is on in the remaining section. Kerala Metro Rail Corporation (KMRL) had put forward a list of 13 participants to be invited for the inaugural function. However, the Prime Minister’s office had trimmed the list of those participating in the inaugural function to just four… Next »
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