He was speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the Canacona Bypass, built at a cost of Rs 227 crore, and named after former chief minister late Manohar Parrikar.
Supriyo said the 7-kilometre long bypass was one of the country's first bridges which is built over three rivers, namely Galjibag, Talpona and Mashem, and will connect the coastal state to neighbouring Karnataka.
He praised Parrikar and said several aspirations of the people, which were earlier just dreams, were now being fulfilled by the Narendra Modi government.
Citing the example of the Canacona Bypass, Supriyo said it was in the pipeline for three decades but foundation stone was laid in 2015 under the NDA government.
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