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Know who E Sreedharan is who created political storm by joining BJP at 88!

E Sreedharan has created ripples in political corridors by joining BJP at the age of 88 and has expressed his wish to be a BJP candidate for the coveted CM post.

Wanna know who this man is who remains so confident at this age to head the God’s Own Country as its CM?

Let’s read it here:

Elattuvalapil Sreedharan is an Indian engineer, also known as the Metro Man who changed the face of public transport in India with his leadership in building the Konkan Railway and the Delhi Metro while he served as the managing director of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation DMRC between 1995 and 2012.

His credentials include:

  1. He has been awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2001
  2. Felicitated with the Padma Vidhushan in 2008
  3. The Chevalier de la Legion d’honneur in 2005 by the French Government 
  4. Named as one of Asia’s Heroes by TIME magazine in 2003
  5. He was appointed by the former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to serve on the United Nations’s High Level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport (HLAG-ST) for a period of three years in 2015.
  6. He is also a member of Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board.

His stunning working style

In December 1964, a cyclone washed away parts of  Pamban Bridge, connecting Rameswaram to Tamil Nadu. While Railways set a target of six months for the bridge to be repaired, Sreedharan in-charge of the execution, restored the bridge in just 46 days.

E Sreedharan

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