Nepalese construction workers build roads with their babies tied to their backs. Photo: Kamran Yousuf
Nepalese construction workers build roads with their babies tied to their backs. Photo: Kamran Yousuf

Hundreds of workers flock to ‘roof of the world’ as India pushes infrastructure near China border

  • More workers are arriving in the region as India works to build and improve strategic roads leading to the LAC, the disputed border with China
  • They are kept busy as temperatures dip to freezing even in the height of summer, with bridges, airports and helipads all being constructed

Nepalese construction workers build roads with their babies tied to their backs. Photo: Kamran Yousuf
Nepalese construction workers build roads with their babies tied to their backs. Photo: Kamran Yousuf
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