- 150th anniversary celebration
of Kolkata Port Trust in Kolkata happened on 10th January 2019.
- Decorative Lighting of the
Rabindra Setu was done, giving it a more heritage look. This is formed as
a new interactive show which is expected to help attract tourists.
- Rabindra Setu, formerly
Howrah Bridge, was commissioned in 1943.
- Rabindra Setu is a bridge
with a suspended span over the Hooghly River in West Bengal, India.
- On 14 June 1965 it was
renamed Rabindra Setu after the great Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore,
who was the first Indian and Asian Nobel laureate.
- It is an engineering marvel
as it does not have nuts and bolts, but was formed by riveting the whole
- It consumed 26,500 tonnes of
steel, out of which 23,000 tonnes of high-tensile alloy steel.
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