Dhola Sadia bridge: 10 facts about India’s longest bridge on the Brahmaputra

Dhola Sadia bridge: 10 facts about India’s longest bridge on the Brahmaputra

Prime  Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation Friday India’s longest bridge, located on the Brahmaputra river in Assam. The inauguration comes on the occasion of the government completing three years in office. The historic bridge, which shall link Dhola to Sadiya in Tinsukia district of Assam is crucial from the strategic perspective as it is close to the border state of Arunachal Pradesh.

10 things to know about the Dhola-Sadiya bridge:

1. Owing to poor connectivity and transport issues, Sadiya has alaways been an isolated and disadvantaged town in Assam. It is a subdivision of Tinsukia district, bounded by rivers on three sides: Lohit, Brahmaputra and Dibang. The new bridge is expected to change the transportation scenario of the region. Read More…

 

 

Credit By: Financial Express

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