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429. 

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurates Ujh and Basantarbridges in which state?

[A]. Jharkhand
[B]. Meghalaya
[C]. Himachal Pradesh
[D]. Jammu and Kashmir

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The Ujh and Basantar bridges were inaugurated by the defence minister in Kathua and Samba districts of Jammu and Kashmir. The bridges are considered highly important as theywill help in smooth movement of security forces in and around the border areas. The Ujh bridge in Kathua is built at a cost of ₹50 crore and the basantar bridge in Samba district is built at a cost of Rs.41.7 crore. The bridges have been built on the project Sampark near the International border. The Ujh bridge in Kathua is the longest constructed by the border Road Organization. The length of the Ujh Bridge is 1000 metre whereas the Basantar Bridge is 617.49 meter.

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