Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that inaugurated 44 bridges built by the Border Roads Organisation spread over seven states and union territories across the nation.
Seven of these 44 bridges are in Ladakh while others are in strategically key areas of Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir.
A majority of these bridges are expected to significantly improve movement of troops in areas along the border with China in Ladakh, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh.
The defence minister also laid the foundation stone for Nechiphu Tunnel in Arunachal Pradesh.
Rajnath Singh also said that Pakistan & China seem to be on a mission to create border disputes.
‘First Pakistan, and now China, it appears disputes are being created by them as part of a mission.
We share around seven thousand kilometers of border with these countries.
The country, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is not only facing the crisis with determination but is also bringing big and historic changes in many fields,’ Rajnath said.
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