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  • Assam CM performs Bhumi Pujan foe six lane bridge over River Brahmaputra

    Published on March 1, 2020

    Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal performed Bhumi Pujan to start the construction of the six lane extradosed bridge over the Brahmaputra connecting Guwahati and North Guwahati. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister said that good connectivity is the key requirement for the progress of any region.  Our correspondent reports that the foundation stone of the bridge was laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last year.  The length of the six lane project will be 8.4 km with approach road on both sides of the Brahmaputra as the length of the actual bridge over the river will be 1.24 km. The extradosed bridge will be the first of its kind in North-East with a project cost of 2608 crore rupees.