PM Modi inaugurates Bogibeel Rail-Cum-Road bridge

By Xappie Desk, December 25, 2018 15:28 IST

PM Modi inaugurates Bogibeel Rail-Cum-Road bridge

PM Narendra Modi, inaugurated the country’s longest rail-cum-road bridge over the Brahmaputra at Bogibeel near Dibrugarh in Assam.
 
After reaching Dibrugarh in the afternoon from New Delhi, Mr. Modi directly flew to Bogibeel in a chopper and inaugurated the 4.94-km-long double-decker bridge from the southern bank of the river.
 
PM Modi, Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi and Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal also walked a few metres on the bridge.
 
The Bogibeel Bridge to play a crucial role in defence movement along the India-China border in Arunachal Pradesh.



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