Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday attended the 150th anniversary celebration of Kolkata Port Trust in Kolkata.
On the occasion, He launched the Interactive Light and Sound Show of Rabindra Setu (Howrah Bridge) in Kolkata and also witnessed an amazing cultural programme at the venue, marking the inauguration of facade lighting.
Governor of West Bengal Jagdeep Dhankhar, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.
The new decorative lighting of the Rabindra Setu has 650 power-efficient LED and spotlight fittings for a programmable multi-colour lighting including a show that will sync with music. The lights will give the bridge, which is considered an engineering marvel, a more heritage look. The new interactive show is expected to help attract tourists and locals.