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Modi in Gujarat: PM inaugurates country's longest cable-stayed bridge, Sudarshan Setu

Published on Feb 25, 2024 12:46 PM IST
  • The bridge, which was known as 'Signature Bridge', has been renamed as 'Sudarshan Setu' or Sudarshan Bridge.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated 'Sudarshan Setu', the country's longest cable-stayed bridge of 2.32 km, on the Arabian sea, connecting Beyt Dwarka island to mainland Okha in Gujarat's Devbhumi Dwarka district. (X/@narendramodi) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 25, 2024 12:46 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated 'Sudarshan Setu', the country's longest cable-stayed bridge of 2.32 km, on the Arabian sea, connecting Beyt Dwarka island to mainland Okha in Gujarat's Devbhumi Dwarka district. (X/@narendramodi)

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Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) State Chief CR Paatil were also present.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 25, 2024 12:46 PM IST

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) State Chief CR Paatil were also present.(PTI)

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PM Modi inaugurated the four-lane cable-stayed bridge called the 'Sudarshan Setu'.  (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 25, 2024 12:46 PM IST

PM Modi inaugurated the four-lane cable-stayed bridge called the 'Sudarshan Setu'.  (PTI)

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The bridge boasts a unique design, featuring a footpath adorned with verses from Srimad Bhagavad Gita and images of Lord Krishna on both sides. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 25, 2024 12:46 PM IST

The bridge boasts a unique design, featuring a footpath adorned with verses from Srimad Bhagavad Gita and images of Lord Krishna on both sides. (PTI)

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The 2.32 km bridge, including 900 metres of central double-span cable-stayed portion and a 2.45 km long approach road, has been constructed for <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>979 crore, as per an official release.&nbsp;(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 25, 2024 12:46 PM IST

The 2.32 km bridge, including 900 metres of central double-span cable-stayed portion and a 2.45 km long approach road, has been constructed for 979 crore, as per an official release. (PTI)

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The four-lane 27.20-metre wide bridge has 2.50 metre wide footpaths on each side, it said.&nbsp;&nbsp;(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 25, 2024 12:46 PM IST

The four-lane 27.20-metre wide bridge has 2.50 metre wide footpaths on each side, it said.  (PTI)

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Beyt Dwarka is an island near Okha port. It is located nearly 30 km from Dwarka town, where the famous Dwarkadhish temple of Lord Krishna is situated.&nbsp;(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 25, 2024 12:46 PM IST

Beyt Dwarka is an island near Okha port. It is located nearly 30 km from Dwarka town, where the famous Dwarkadhish temple of Lord Krishna is situated. (PTI)

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Officials stated that currently, devotees visiting the temple at Beyt Dwarka can only travel during the day by boat. The construction of the bridge will allow them to travel at all times.&nbsp;(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 25, 2024 12:46 PM IST

Officials stated that currently, devotees visiting the temple at Beyt Dwarka can only travel during the day by boat. The construction of the bridge will allow them to travel at all times. (PTI)

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