Indian Army Builds Longest Suspension "Maitri Bridge"

Published on April 06, 2019
Indian Army has built the longest suspension bridge over the Indus river in Leh in just 40 days and the bridge is named as "Maitri Bridge".

About Maitri Bridge:

  • The bridge was constructed by the combat engineers of 'Sahas aur Yogyata' regiment of 'Fire and Fury Corps' of the Indian Army.
  • The bridge is 260-feet long.
  • This cable suspension bridge is expected to give a major boost to connectivity in remote areas in Ladakh.
  • The bridge is constructed using around 500 tonnes of bridge equipment and construction material.
  • Maitri Bridge has been dedicated to the people of India to commemorate the 20th year of Kargil Vijay Divas.
  • The bridge is part of the Central Government plans to all-weather road connectivity in the region.


Q. What is the longest suspension bridge that the Indian Army has build over the Indus river in Leh called?
Suraksha Bridge
Maitri Bridge
Samjhauta Bridge
Seva Bridge

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