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E. Sreedharan: Indian Engineer
Elattuvalapil Sreedharan is an Indian engineer, who is credited with changing 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. Known as the Metro Man, he was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2001, the Padma Vibhushan in 2008, the Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur in 2005 by the French government and was named one of Asia's Heroes by TIME magazine in 2003. Sreedharan 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. He is also a member of Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board. Currently, he is a part of the Bharatiya Janata Party and contesting from the Palakkad constituency in the 2021 assembly election.

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Kerala elections: 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan casts vote [Video]

Kerala elections: 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan casts vote

'Metro Man' E Sreedharan cast vote at a polling booth in Kerala's Ponnani on April 06. He was seen standing in queue and waiting for his turn. Sreedharan is BJP's candidate from Palakkad. Kerala is..

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‘ISIS targeting Hindu & Christian girls’: BJP Kerala Chief K Surendran [Video]

‘ISIS targeting Hindu & Christian girls’: BJP Kerala Chief K Surendran

BJP’s Kerala Chief K surendran has said that the party will bring ‘Love Jihad’ legislation if they are elected to power in the state. He further alleged that the ISIS is targeting Hindu and..

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PM Modi praises 'Metro Man' Sreedharan, says he devoted himself to Kerala's progress [Video]

PM Modi praises 'Metro Man' Sreedharan, says he devoted himself to Kerala's progress

While addressing a public rally in Kerala's Palakkad on March 30, Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan. "'Metroman' Sreedharan, a man who has done excellent work to make India..

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Kerala Polls 2021: Decoding UDF Vs LDF battle & BJP’s ‘will be kingmaker' claim [Video]

Kerala Polls 2021: Decoding UDF Vs LDF battle & BJP’s ‘will be kingmaker' claim

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is looking to buck anti-incumbency in the upcoming assembly elections in Kerala. Vijayan is looking to retain the throne for the second time in a state where voters have..

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Kerala polls: 'BJP may form govt or will be kingmakers', says E Sreedharan [Video]

Kerala polls: 'BJP may form govt or will be kingmakers', says E Sreedharan

Ahead of Kerala Assembly elections, BJP's candidate and 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan has predicted that either BJP will get absolute majority or they will be the kingmakers. "BJP has got very good..

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Watch Amit Shah’s roadshow in Kerala, ‘Metro man’ E Sreedharan joins [Video]

Watch Amit Shah’s roadshow in Kerala, ‘Metro man’ E Sreedharan joins

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday held a roadshow in Kerala ahead of upcoming Assembly polls. Shah was campaigning for BJP candidates in Kerala. The Union Minister also campaigned for “Metro..

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Kerala polls: Amit Shah campaigns for 'metro man' E Sreedharan [Video]

Kerala polls: Amit Shah campaigns for 'metro man' E Sreedharan

Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah, along with party candidate from Palakkad, E Sreedharan held a massive road show in Malampuzha on March 24. A large number of supporters came forward to..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:16Published
BJP to fight on 115 seats in Kerala [Video]

BJP to fight on 115 seats in Kerala

After Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) CEC meeting in Delhi, party president of Kerala K Surendran said that the party will fight on 115 seats in the state in upcoming elections."BJP will fight on 115..

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Metroman E Sreedharan set to lose from Palakkad, UDF candidate takes the lead

BJP's E Sreedharan, who was leading in Palakkad, has been pushed to second place by UDF candidate Shafi Parambil. UDF is leading by 178 votes.
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Kerala Election Results 2021 LIVE Updates: Metroman E Sreedharan of BJP leads by over 4,000 votes in Palakkad

Sreedharan was able to bag a sizeable number of postal votes and was able to maintain a lead when the EVMs were opened.
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BJP may get majority in Kerala or enough seats to become kingmaker, says Metroman E Sreedharan

Metroman E Sreedharan, the technocrat who implemented several flagship projects across India including the Metro Rail, is confident of turning around the Bharatiya Janata Party's fortune in Kerala,..
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Kerala assembly polls: 'Metro man' E Sreedharan to conest in Palakkad

Metro Man E Sreedharan will contest in Palakkad, while actor and Rajya Sabha MP Suresh Gopi, who had unsuccessfully contested the Thrissur Lok Sabha seat in 2019, will enter the fray in Thrissur at the..
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Assembly Elections 2021: From Ashok Lahiri in Bengal to E Sreedharan in Kerala - Full list of BJP candidates

The BJP on Sunday announced its star-studded list of candidates for the upcoming assembly elections in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Assam.
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Ready to take up any responsibility, says 'Metroman' Sreedharan


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Kerala BJP chief bats for Metro Man as CM face


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Muraleedharan clarifies BJP has not yet decided to name Sreedharan as CM candidate for Kerala polls


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'Metro Man' E Sreedharan opens up on working with PM Modi, why he wants to be Kerala CM

E Sreedharan said that Kerala is drifting towards the "fortune of a death trap, financial bankruptcy, and a high level of unemployment".
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Sreedharan suited to adorn any post in Kerala, including CM's: State BJP chief

Kerala BJP President K Surendran on Sunday said that 'Metroman' E Sreedharan is suited to adorn any post in the state, including Kerala's Chief Minister's post. Speaking to media persons ahead of the..
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BJP hopes 'Metroman' Sreedharan joining party will help it make electoral inroads in Kerala assembly polls


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Will be happy if Oommen Chandy becomes CM again: Metroman Sreedharan

However, he said that it would be a disaster if the Left under Pinarayi Vijayan returns to power. Ever since the state BJP chief K.Surendran announced that Sreedharan will be officially joining the..
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'Metroman' E Sreedharan all set to join BJP

The 88-year-old hugely popular engineer known for his widespread contribution in the fields of building iconic infrastructure projects.
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AAP's Aatish Marlena hits back at Metro Man, calls letter 'political'

AAP leader Atishi Marlena Friday criticised 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan's comments on Delhi Government's free ride for women in metro scheme by calling the letter he sent to Delhi Deputy CM 'political'.
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