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The Vidyasagar Setu, the second bridge across the Hooghly river, was inaugurated

The Vidyasagar Setu, the second bridge across the Hooghly river, was inaugurated
  • Vidyasagar Setu also known as the Second Hooghly Bridge is a toll bridge over the Hooghly River in West Bengal, India, linking the cities of Kolkata and Howrah.
  • With a total length of 823 metres (2,700 ft), Vidyasagar Setu is the longest cable–stayed bridge in India. It was the second bridge to be built across the Hooghly River; the first, the Howrah Bridge 3.7 kilometres (2.3 mi) to the north, was completed in 1943.
  • Named after the educationist reformer Pandit Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, it cost 3.88 billion to build.
  • The project was a joint effort between the public and private sectors, under the control of the Hooghly River Bridge Commissioners (HRBC).

Related Question:-

Q.1 When The Vidyasagar Setu, the second bridge across the Hooghly river was opened?
A. 24 July, 1995
B. 10 October 1994
C. 22 May 1993
D. 10 October 1992
Answer...
Ans: 10 October 1992

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