Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates India’s longest railroad bridge at Dibrugarh in Assam on December 25, 2018. Photo: AFP

India bolsters defence on border with China by building 44 new roads

  • The roads, which will be built in five states, will enable the quick mobilisation of troops in the event of conflict, government report says
  • India has ignored road infrastructure along the border for decades but its 2017 spat with China in Doklam has revived its interest in the area
Topic |   China-India relations

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates India’s longest railroad bridge at Dibrugarh in Assam on December 25, 2018. Photo: AFP
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