Around 1600 fishermen on 600 boats with YCP flags on either side of the bridge. Around 108 women carried Kalasam at Jagan arrival.
People from the East Godavari come to the bridge in thousands to welcome Jagan. When Jagan came to Rajahmundry, the bridge was completed filled with people and it was shaking. MLA Kanna Babu himself announced that the bridge was shaking and even Chandrababu was shaking.
Earlier Late Chief Minister YS Rajasekhar Reddy, a ‘Praja Prastanam’ before the 2004 elections, moved to Rajamahendrawaram through this Road Cum Rail Bridge on May 17, 2003. YS Sharmila’s ‘ Maro Praja Prastanam’ padayatra also entered the district from the same bridge from West Godavari district on June 4, 2013.