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People living standard will upgrade in hills-- Bir Bahadur

CHT Desk: The back wood areas in Ruma and Thanchi will be lighted with power after 44 years of independence. Living standard of the people in the hilly areas will be developed.

Bir Bahadur Ushwe Sing, state minister for CHT affairs, said this while inaugurating a power project at Ruma-Thanchi on Thursday.

The two power sub-stations in two upazilas were constructed at the cost of Tk 26 crores.

Superintendent engineer of Power Development Board (PDB), Motiur Rahman said thw two sub-stations were built at the cost of Tk 26 crores. We have already started the works of 54 km power lines in the two upazilas, he adds. (chtj-desk/report).