INDIA'S LONGEST ROAD-RAIL BRIDGE OPENED NEAR CHINA BORDER

INDIA OPENED ITS PREVIOUS LONGEST BRIDGE, THE 9.1KM DHOLA-SADIYA BRIDGE, IN 2017 TO CONNECT ASSAM AND ARUNACHAL PRADESH, ALSO TO BOOST TACTICAL DEFENCES.

INDIA LOST TERRITORY IN ARUNACHAL PRADESH IN A 1962 WAR WITH CHINA.

India lost territory in Arunachal Pradesh in a 1962 war with China.
India opened its longest road-rail bridge in the northeastern state of Assam on Tuesday as part of efforts to boost defences on its sensitive border with China.
Construction of the Bogibeel bridge was agreed by the government as part of a 1985 agreement to end years of deadly agitation by Assamese nationalist groups.

India opened its longest road-rail bridge in the northeastern state of Assam on Tuesday as part of efforts to boost defences on its sensitive border with China. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi drove an inaugural...

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