The plan of the President of the United States Donald trump about building a wall on the Mexican border has nothing to do with India.
The South Asian country wants to ensure the two boundaries, which, in total, more than 2 times the border between the U.S. and Mexico. The Minister of internal Affairs of India Rajnath Singh reiterated the country's intention on Saturday to completely close its borders with Pakistan and Bangladesh. According to the government, about 90% of the boundary is currently fenced, but the authorities say that terrorists are still trying to enter the country.
"We decided as soon as possible to close the border between India and Bangladesh. I know that some obstacles may arise in this work because some areas are mountainous, some are jungle, while others have rivers," said Singh at the ceremony of awarding diplomas To the border security forces of India.
"We will work as quickly as possible to seal the border between India and Pakistan." According to the CIA World Factbook, India has land borders with six other countries, total length of over 1300 km. To the North is the disputed region of Kashmir, where India and Pakistan are fighting since 1947. The press Secretary of the Ministry of internal Affairs said that the government plans to seal the "line of control" border between India and Pakistan in Kashmir.
In the East the years of illegal immigration from Bangladesh "was a huge challenge for India, with serious implications for its resources and national security," says Sanjeev Tripathi, an analyst at Carnegie India. According to estimates Tripathi in India can live to 15 million illegal Bangladeshi immigrants.
After India and Pakistan signed in 2003 the agreement on the ceasefire in Kashmir, Sahni said that India had built a wire fence along the heavily militarized "line of control", greatly reducing the flow of illegal migrants.
The representative of the Indian border security forces jointly patrol the "line of control" with the Indian army, said that she had more than 250 thousand troops, which makes it the largest frontier army in the world.
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