China’s plan to build dam is a security risk for India’s Northeast: Expert



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[“.. Beijing: A senior Indian journalist has opined that if China’s planned new hydropower project at the Brahmaputra’s Great Bend comes about then that will be a security risk for India’s Northeast region.

“It may not be outlandish to conclude that the sanction given by China’s recently held National People’s Congress, the ceremonial legislature of the country, for construction of hydropower dams near the Great Bend of the Brahmaputra river (which the Chinese refer to as Yarlung Tsangpo) and a railway link from Yaan in Sichuan to Nyingchi in Tibet is an important component of Beijing’s overall security strategy in South Asia,” writes Amitava Mukherjee in his opinion piece published in The Diplomat…. “ ]

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