On the 20th Anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas — 1st of April 2019, the army achieved yet another commendable feat.
The Indian army inaugurated the longest suspension bridge over the Indus River at Choglamsar Village in Leh (Ladakh).
The bridge was built over a record 40 days by the Fire and Fury corps stationed at Ladakh.
राष्ट्र सर्वोपरि— ADG PI - INDIAN ARMY (@adgpi) April 2, 2019
Suspension Bridge constructed over Indus River by Combat Engineers ‘Fire & Fury Corps’ was inaugurated by local War Veterans of region on 1 April 2019.Built in a record time of 40 days 'Maitri Bridge' is longest Suspension Bridge over River Indus.#NationFirst pic.twitter.com/PDQJgOVxwl
The bridge, named Maitri, was built by combat engineers and was inaugurated by war veterans this week.
Standing proud at 260-feet long, the bridge is going to aid connectivity to Ladakh’s remote areas.
While the townspeople applauded the army for achieving such an amazing feat, the Internet was also all praises for the men in uniform.
Only Indian army can do this.— praveen (@praveenmali5) April 3, 2019
In limited period only 40 days.
Proud of you🇮🇳
Love the smiles on the faces of our bravehearts..!!!— Roshani 🇮🇳 (@IndiaBhakt1) April 2, 2019
Keep rocking always.
Jai Hind. 🇮🇳
The Maitri Bridge is now open to the public and it will connect villages such as Stok, Chchot, Choglamsar, and so on.
When something needs to be done right get the army to do it.