PM Modi to Inaugurate India’s Longest Cable Bridge in Gujarat

The four-lane bridge over river Narmada in Bharuch is 1.4-km long.

Wrapping up the last leg of campaigning in Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Gujarat on Tuesday for a two-day visit. During his stay in Gujarat, the PM will inaugurate a four-lane bridge over river Narmada in Bharuch.

The 1.4-kilometre 'extradosed' cable-stayed bridge is reportedly the longest in the country. It is expected to ease traffic woes on the Ahmedabad-Mumbai National Highway, considered to be one of the busiest in India.

The Prime Minister took to Twitter on Monday night to announce the agenda of his trip.

On the second day of his visit, Modi will be flown to Somnath temple, where he will offer special prayers and attend a meeting of the Somnath Temple Trust.

In the last few months, Modi has paid a number of visits to his home state, where Assembly elections are scheduled to be held by the end of this year.

(With inputs from PTI)