Arunachal Pradesh: India to gain upper hand near Tawang

Arunachal Pradesh: India to gain upper hand near Tawang

ITANAGAR, February 1, 2018: A major boost to tourism and connectivity, a tunnel will be constructed under the Sela Pass in Arunachal Pradesh, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in his Budget speech.

Sela Pass is a high-altitude mountain pass located on the border between Tawang and West Kameng Districts of Arunachal Pradesh, an area China claims to be a part of south Tibet.

Jaitley said that work of constructing a 14-km long tunnel at the Zoji la pass is progressing well.

(Agencies)

Featured image(courtesy): File photo from The Indian Express

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