The Dhola Sadiya bridge is built over the Lohit river, which is one of the tributaries of the mighty Brahmaputra.
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It is 3.55 kilometers or 2.21 miles longer than the Bandra Worli Sea Link in Mumbai, making it the longest bridge in India above water.
Earlier on Friday, on the third anniversary of his taking over as the Prime Minister, Modi arrived here on a day-long visit with the launch of several new projects in the state on his itinerary.
The 9.15 km (5.7 mile) Dhola-Sadiya bridge, strong enough to carry a 60-tonne battle tank, will reduce travel times from Assam to the frontier state of Arunachal Pradesh whose territory is partly claimed by China.
Approval for the bridge was given by the Union Cabinet in 2009 under the UPA government. Its construction began only in 2011, under the Tarun Gogoi-led Congress government in Assam, and the cost of the project was around Rs 950 crore.
He described the bridge as not just Assam's pride, but the country's pride. "And if (Atal Bihari) Vajpayee had been re-elected in 2004, this bridge would have been ready 10 yrs ago".
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"This bridge's name will be Bhupen Hazarika Bridge", PM Modi declared in a public address, after he inaugurated what was provisionally called the Dhola-Sadiya Bridge in Assam.
Speaking on the Act East Policy, the prime minister said he wanted the northeast region to become a trade hub for southeast Asia by connecting the area for economic activity.
"The shortening of distance by 165 km, reducing travel time by 7-8 hours will open new doors to economic development", he noted.
Assam's Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal had said, "The prime minister will dedicate the strategically important bridge to the nation on May 26".
The Dhola-Sadiya bridge will provide efficient road connectivity to remote and backward areas in the North East which have poor road infrastructure.
The bridge, created to facilitate the movement of battle tanks, is expected to help movement of troops to the border with China in the Wallong-Kibithu sector in southern Arunachal Pradesh.
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