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26 Apr 2017

Modi to inaugurate India's longest bridge in Assam

PM Modi to inaugurate India's longest bridge

PM Modi will inaugurate India's longest bridge in Assam, on 24th May. The Dhola-Sadiya bridge will traverse across the Brahmaputra River.

It is 9.15 km long and will serve as a means to better connect Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. The bridge will also help security forces' movements in the region.

The announcement was made by the Assam government.

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PM Modi to inaugurate India's longest bridge

Bridge beats Bandra-Worli Sea-link's record

Sources said that the bridge is 3.55 kilometers longer than the Bandra-Worli sea link in Mumbai. At 5.6 kms, the Bandra-Worli sea link was the longest bridge in India, until the Dhola-Sadiya bridge was finished.

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