India's Longest Railroad Bridge Ready After 21 Years, Launch This Week | Read

PUBLISHED ON: December 23, 2018 | Duration: 3 min, 25 sec

  
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Bhaskar Gogoi was 18 when then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee inaugurated the construction work for the Bogibeel bridge in 2002. Its foundation stone was laid by former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda in 1997. Sixteen years after work on the bridge started, Mr Gogoi has come to the site to see its inauguration. Spanning 4.94 km in length, the Bogibeel bridge, India's longest railroad bridge, will be thrown open for traffic by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday.
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