Chushul village in India's Ladakh region. Many residents in this and other border villages want to be moved because of the escalating tensions with China. Photo: Kamran Yousuf
Chushul village in India's Ladakh region. Many residents in this and other border villages want to be moved because of the escalating tensions with China. Photo: Kamran Yousuf

India-China border conflict: Ladakh villagers want to be relocated as they are ‘living in fear’

  • Herders have lost grazing lands and feel unsafe as China and India build up troops and infrastructure in the disputed Himalayan region
  • Despite Indian government plans to build bunkers like it has on its Kashmir border, villagers are demanding land and shelter somewhere else

Chushul village in India's Ladakh region. Many residents in this and other border villages want to be moved because of the escalating tensions with China. Photo: Kamran Yousuf
Chushul village in India's Ladakh region. Many residents in this and other border villages want to be moved because of the escalating tensions with China. Photo: Kamran Yousuf
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