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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Inaugurates 44 Bridges In Border Areas

Most of the 44 bridges are in strategically important areas, officials said.As many as 44 bridges built in border areas of Ladakh, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir were inaugurated by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday.Inaugurating the bridges at an online event, the Defence Minister, in his brief address, referred to the situation along India's borders with Pakistan and China.

."You are well aware of the situation created along our northern and eastern borders. First Pakistan, and now also by China, as if a border dispute is being created under a mission. We have a border of about 7,000 km with these countries, where the tension remains," he said

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