PM inaugurates Atal Bridge on Sabarmati river

Source: The post is based on the article PM inaugurates Atal Bridge on Sabarmati riverpublished in Hindustan Times on 27th August 2022.

What is the News?

The Prime Minister has inaugurated the pedestrian-only ‘Atal Bridge’ on Sabarmati river in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad city.

What is Atal Bridge?

Atal Bridge is a foot-over bridge (FOB) on the Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

Apart from being used by pedestrians, the bridge can also be used by cyclists to cross the river.

The bridge is designed in such a way that it can be used by people from both the upper and lower levels of the river.

What is the Sabarmati River?

The Sabarmati river is one of the major west-flowing rivers in India.

It originates in the Aravalli Range of the Udaipur District of Rajasthan and meets the Gulf of Khambhat of the Arabian Sea after travelling 371 km in a south-westerly direction across Rajasthan and Gujarat.

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