South Asia and Beyond

Sri Lanka-India Land Bridge

NEW DELHI: While talking about the India-Sri Lanka land bridge, the Ram Setu or Adam’s Bridge comes to mind. However, in modern times India and Sri Lanka have agreed to construct a land bridge.

In 2002, a proposal was floated for a bridge and tunnel across the Palk Strait to connect Dhanushkodi in Tamil Nadu with Talaimannar in Sri Lanka.

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Although, it remains to be seen if the feasibility study already undertaken is sufficient or if there is a need for a fresh study.


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