Bogibeel Bridge: PM Modi inaugurates- WATCH VIDEO, LIVE UPDATE

India’s largest rail-cum-road bridge is ready for it’s inauguration. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Bogibeel Bridge. —-WATCH VIDEO AND LIVE UPDATE 


Dibrugarh

By Anil Poddar 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to inaugurate the Bogibeel bridge in Assam today, in a bid to commemorate the birth anniversary of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the man who commenced the project.

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The bridge, which spans over the Brahmaputra, is India’s longest rail-cum-road bridge, and will connect Dibrugarh on the south bank to Dhemaji in the north.

The Bogibeel bridge was first sanction on January 22, 1997 under the H D Devegowda government, and the then Prime Minister had laid the foundation stone.

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However, construction did not begin until PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee inaugurated the project in 2002.

In 2007, the bridge was given the status of a national project, and it was slated to be completed by 2009. However, it faced several delays.

LIVE VIDEO

LIVE UPDATE 

02:45 pm 

 

02:20   pm

  • PM Modi inaugurated India’s longest rail-cum-road bridge
  • flagged off Tinsukia -Naharlagun express
  • PM Modi walking on bridge and waving people

02:10 pm

  • All Assam Ahom Sabha (AAAS), has welcomed the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate the Bogibeel bridge.

01:25- pm

  • PM Modi landed at Mohan Bari Airport

11:45  am

  • The first train to Naharlagun will be flagged of by PM from the meeting venue at North bank at Kareng Chapori.
  • PM is likely to arrive Mohanbari airport by Special Airforce Aircraft at 1:25pm.
  • PM is likely to inaugurate Bogibeel bridge at 2pm and proceed to north bank via the bridge by car.
  • He will address the public at Kareng Chapori and return to Delhi via Mohanbari.

11:00 AM

Media ready for coverage of inauguration of Bogibeel Bridge

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