PM to inaugurate India’s longest rail-road bridge- Bogibeel Bridge, in Assamon Dec 25

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate India’s longest railroad bridge on December 25.
  • The overpass, called Bogibeel Bridge, is in Assam and is a combined road and rail bridge over the River Brahmaputra – precisely between the districts of Dhemaji and Dibrugarh.
  • The ceremony to mark the opening of the bridge coincides with the 94th birth anniversary of the former prime minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee. It was Vajpayee who laid the foundation stone of this bridge in 2002.
  • The cost of the Bogibeel Bridge is Rs 4,857 crores