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The 4.9 km (three mile) long Bogibeel bridge cost $800 million

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Politics as usually...

The new strategic infrastructure being built on the north bank is called the Strategic Rail-Road Link and will allow rail and road access to Upper Assam and eastern Arunachal Pradesh – the northeastern tip of India. In the event of a Chinese attack on Arunachal, troops and equipment from mainland India will travel on the existing south bank railway till Bogibeel, cross the Brahmaputra on the new bridge and then head further east on the Strategic Rail-Road Link, once it is ready.

https://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/bogibeel-bridge-to-link-arunachal-pradesh-via-strategic-railway-line-118122500484_1.html

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/67245374.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

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@Nicole Evidently no one told them that we now live in a world of nuclear bombs that the Chinese had long before them.

OR

Maybe no one thought about how one Chinese bomb could make the whole bridge or rail line unusable in the case of actual military march into India

People just don't think anymore.

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This "Modi" President of India will not go down as a thinker when history is written.

Someone needs to send him a message about how 90% of his population lives in poverty. (don't quote me on the %) But I'm sure whatever the exact number is... it's TOO HIGH.

 

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Yes or overthink, sometimes governments think what the other nations would do if they act batlantly

This is out of this post but for example what is happening in Venezuela, Nicaragua and Cuba, why The United States has not invade if they have said that these regions, specially Nicaragua for being closer to the USA are a threat to USA security, one reason is because they think what Russia, and the rest of comunnist countries partners  would do... 

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