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Adam's Bridge

also Ra·ma's Bridge  (rä′məz)
A chain of shoals extending about 29 km (18 mi) between India and Sri Lanka. According to Hindu legend, the bridge was built to transport Rama, hero of the Ramayana, to the island to rescue his wife from the demon king Ravana.
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Almost all the docks along the ICW are holding snook, and sometimes remarkable numbers of snook, as are the bridges including the Sanibel Causeway Bridge, the Boca Grande Causeway Bridge (and the adjacent railroad trestle) and the Tom Adams Bridge.
"Rama is our ideal, and we will not destroy 'Ram Setu' (Adams bridge) in Tamil Nadu, instead we will develop it," Gadkari said.
And nearer our shores, the BJP manifesto assumes as a real bridge, so-called Adams Bridge - the Ram Setu.