Yamuna Pontoon Bridge in Vrindavan

Newsroom, Amar Ujala, Mathura

Published by: Mukesh Kumar
Updated July 19, 2021 12:06 AM IST

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Pontoon bridges were built by Yamuna at Keshi Ghat and Deorha Baba Ghat. After their removal, villagers from dozens of villages risk their lives and cross the river by boat.

Villagers cross the Yamuna in a boat
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Vrindavan’s two pontoon bridges were removed before the water table rises at Yamuna in Mathura during the rainy season. For this reason, the road connections between Vrindavan and the Velvan area were cut off. Now the villagers are risking their lives and using boats to travel to and from Vrindavan.People from more than two dozen villages in Mant Tehsil visit Vrindavan. These villages are completely connected to Vrindavan from the standpoint of employment etc. For this reason, two pontoon bridges were built on Yamuna in Vrindavan near Keshighat and Devraha Baba Ghat for the transport system of these villages. These are removed when the water in the Yamuna rises during the rain.

According to the prescribed order, the said pontoon bridges were removed from Yamuna on Sunday. For this work, however, the traffic on the said pontoon bridge was stopped three days ago. In this situation, the Velvan villagers use boats to cross the Yamuna for Vrindavan traffic. Bicycles, bicycles, etc. are also made with the help of boats to cross the Yamuna.

Must cover a distance of 17 kilometers

After the pontoon bridge is removed from Vrindavan to reach Mant Tehsil, the villagers must pass the Panigaon road bridge. This distance is about 17 kilometers, between which there are more than two dozen villages. It includes Begumpur, Jhangirpur, Dangauli, Velvan etc. With a pontoon bridge this distance is about 5-6 km. There are half a dozen villages in the area of ​​Yamunapar within a radius of only one to two kilometers.Boat trips are dangerous
The villagers use boats to cross the Yamuna from Vrindavan to Velvan. In these boats the sailors also carry bicycles with the people. Due to the excessive driving in boats, this trip is also dangerous. The villagers also have to work very hard to get the bike to the boat.

Defendant Singh, assistant engineer at PWD, said these bridges will be removed if the water rises in Yamuna. As soon as the water runs out in the month of October, they are put into operation for the convenience of the public.

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Vrindavan’s two pontoon bridges were removed before the water table rises at Yamuna in Mathura during the rainy season. For this reason, the road connections between Vrindavan and the Velvan area were cut off. Now the villagers are risking their lives and using boats to travel to and from Vrindavan.

People from more than two dozen villages in Mant Tehsil visit Vrindavan. These villages are completely connected to Vrindavan from the standpoint of employment etc. For this reason, two pontoon bridges were built on Yamuna in Vrindavan near Keshighat and Devraha Baba Ghat for the transport system of these villages. These are removed when the water in the Yamuna rises during the rain.

According to the prescribed order, the said pontoon bridges were removed from Yamuna on Sunday. For this work, however, the traffic on the said pontoon bridge was stopped three days ago. In this situation, the Velvan villagers use boats to cross the Yamuna for Vrindavan traffic. Bicycles, bicycles, etc. are also made with the help of boats to cross the Yamuna.

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( News Source – Amar Ujala )

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