Latest report says that India is making highway along the McMahon Line in Arunachal Pradesh, to counter any unseen situation. The road project will be 1800 km long and supervised by the Union Home Ministry. Taking swift reaction on the matter, the Ministry has even asked the concerned Ministry to prepare a detailed project report in the direction.
On asking about the issue, the Home Ministry official said , "The MoRTH has been asked to submit it at the earliest. It will also include the cost and other financial implications of the project",
It is being said that the Indian Government is also planning an industrial corridor in the Arunachal Pradesh, which is parliamentary constituency of MoS (Home Affairs) Kiren Rijiju.
The Minister said, "The construction of the road will be a huge challenge considering the rough and hostile terrain, mostly snow-fed, through which it would pass, and will be the biggest single infrastructure project in the history of India with an estimated cost of over Rs 40,000 crore".
This all efforts to take the upper hand will definitely not augur well to Bejing. But then one can do anything in their territory and no one has any right to sulk over the matter. And also when the protesting party has done the same for the security reason.
Meanwhile the China has reacted sharply to India's latest assertion. They also expressed hope that India will not take any action which may complicate the situation before a final settlement is reached to end the boundary dispute.
"We still need to verify the specifics. The boundary issue between China and India is left by colonial past.