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Modi govt's focus on building border roads to secure boundaries shaken China: Nadda

IndiaTimes Thursday, 22 October 2020
Laying the foundation stone of the BJP's six offices in Himachal Pradesh, virtually from Delhi, he said under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership, the government has built 4,700-km four-lane all-weather roads on the border from the Galwan Valley in Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh in the last six years.
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