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Place in news: Feni Bridge

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  • October 29, 2020
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Place in news: Feni Bridge

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-I – Geography & GS-II – International Relations 

In news

  • Feni bridge was in the news recently. 
  • The 1.8 km long bridge shall connect Sabrum in India with Ramgarh in Bangladesh and will be completed by December 2020.

Key takeaways 

  • Constructed by: National Highways Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd of Ministry of Road and Transport highways, Government of India.
  • It is being developed as a corridor for trade and commerce between India’s North-East and Bangladesh.
  • It will also promote tourism and people-to-people ties.
  • It will provide direct road connectivity between South Tripura and Chittagong allowing India to use Chittagong as a port of call.  
  • The bridge will facilitate carrying heavy machines and goods to and from the north-eastern states and the rest of India via Bangladesh through Chattogram.

Do you know? 

  • Feni Bridge is also known as Maitree Setu in Chattogram.
  • It is being built over the Feni River and will connect Tripura with Chittagong port of Bangladesh.

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