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Nirmala Sitharaman Inaugurated Pratham-Shyok bridge in Leh

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has inaugurated the Pratham—Shyok bridge.


  • This bridge will link Leh to Karakoram, providing connectivity on the strategically important Darbuk—Shyok—Daulat Beg Olde axis for military transport.
  • The bridge is a major development on the Shyok Gong river
  • It will enhance travel of locals as well as the Army in this strategic region. 
  • It will increase travel and communication for strategic transport.
"Constructing roads and bridges in difficult terrains would help in development and progress of the nation and its people" Defence Minister said
Nirmala Sitharaman Inaugurated Pratham-Shyok bridge in Leh Nirmala Sitharaman Inaugurated Pratham-Shyok bridge in Leh Reviewed by insiya yadav on October 02, 2017 Rating: 5

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