Exploring sudarshan setu :India's largest cabel stayed bridge

By Famous India

PM Narendra Modi, on February 25, 2024 inaugurated the Sudarshan Setu in Gujarat.

This stunning bridge in the image is India’s longest cable-stayed bridge!

The breathtaking bridge has been constructed at a cost of Rs 980 crore and will provide seamless connectivity to pilgrims travelling to Beyt Dwarka.

Floral Separator

Beyt Dwarka, located near the Okha port, lies approximately 30 km from Dwarka town and is home to the renowned Dwarkadhish temple of Lord Krishna.

This cable-stayed bridge, spanning 2.32 kilometers, stands as the longest of its kind in India, as stated by the PMO.

It connects the Okha mainland to Beyt Dwarka island.

Formerly referred to as the 'Signature Bridge,' it has been renamed as 'Sudarshan Setu' or Sudarshan Bridge.

The new Sudarshan Setu bridge features footpaths embellished with verses from the Bhagavad Gita and images of Lord Krishna on both sides.

Solar panels have been installed atop the footpaths of the new bridge. These will help generate one megawatt of electricity, according to the Prime Minister’s Office statement.

This remarkable infrastructure has been built on the Arabian Sea and features a four-lane design.

It boasts a width of 27.20 meters, along with 2.50-meter-wide footpaths on either side for pedestrian access. 

the construction of Sudarshan Setu was underscored for its role in connecting old and new Dwarka.

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