Prime Minister Narendra Modi's bullet train project between Ahmedabad in Gujarat and Mumbai may get scrapped if the Shiv Sena, the NCP, and the Congress take power in Maharashtra.
The Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance that is looking to form a government in the state is considering to scrap India's first bullet train project and withhold Maharashtra's share of expenditure to the Rs. 1 lakh crore project, highly placed sources in the Congress told Media.
PM Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had jointly laid the foundation stone for the bullet train project in Ahmedabad in September 2017. Japan is giving a loan of Rs. 88,000 crore for the project at a minimal interest of 0.1 percent.