Vidyasagar Setu is a toll bridge over the Hooghly River in West Bengal, India, connecting the cities of Kolkata and Howrah. People also know Vidyasagar Setu by the name of the second Hooghly River. Vidyasagar Setu Opened in 1992 with a length of 823 metres, Vidyasagar Setu is the first longest cable-stayed bridge in India. This was the second bridge to be built over the Hooghly River. Mahatma Gandhi Setu also known as Ganga Setu Mahatma Gandhi Setu is a bridge over the Ganges River in Bihar that connects Patna to Hajipur. This bridge is the third longest river bridge in India which was inaugurated in 1982 by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. In case you want to collect the Landmark Bridges of India Miniature sheet and Indian Stamps, then you visit Philacy.com
17-8-2007: Landmark Bridges of India Miniature sheet
India has already built many modern Landmark bridges. A bridge is a structure built over barriers. The Indian Postal Department issued a set of four Landmark Bridges of India miniature sheets on this occasion. Howrah Bridge is a 705-meter-long cantilever bridge over the Hooghly River. This bridge connects Kolkata and Howrah, the two largest cities of West Bengal. Howrah Bridge was opened for traffic in 1943 and then renamed Rabindra Setu in 1965. The Pamban Bridge is a railway bridge that opened in 1914. The Pamban Bridge connects the city of Mandapam in the state of Tamil Nadu to Pamban Island. The Pamban Bridge has withstood many storms and resulted in many works.