Apprehension over underdeveloped border with China

Referring to the 1962 Chinese aggression, Manyu claimed that the Indian Army had to face huge casualties because of hostile territories and communication bottleneck.

He said that even after 48 years, the situation along the border remained the same.
Manyu said that the roads only touched a few border villages, which were far from the actual border, exposing the vulnerability of the area.

"The existing roads remain cut-off for months like the one that connects Chaglagam in Anjaw which is yet to be cleared," Manyu said pointing out that the Chinese have well developed highways and railways up to the international border.

To meet the situation, the Advisor suggested that mule tracks be developed all along the border to facilitate Army patrol even during the monsoons.

"While the country’s security can be thus maintained, the mule tracks would also facilitate movement of villagers within the state for trade and business purposes," he added

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