The Yarlung runs for about 1,625km through southeast Tibet before passing into the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. Photo: Xinhua The Yarlung runs for about 1,625km through southeast Tibet before passing into the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. Photo: Xinhua
The Yarlung runs for about 1,625km through southeast Tibet before passing into the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. Photo: Xinhua

Could China’s new dam plans unleash more trouble with India?

  • Beijing has signalled that it has hydropower plans for the lower reaches of the Yarlung Tsangpo, which flows from Tibet into northeast India
  • New Delhi is concerned that Beijing could use dams and other water infrastructure as a strategic tool to expand its control over the region, analyst says.

Topic |   India
The Yarlung runs for about 1,625km through southeast Tibet before passing into the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. Photo: Xinhua The Yarlung runs for about 1,625km through southeast Tibet before passing into the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. Photo: Xinhua
The Yarlung runs for about 1,625km through southeast Tibet before passing into the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. Photo: Xinhua
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