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    Development of border areas a priority of state, Centre: Khandu

    TAWANG, Oct 27: “Policy towards border areas have changed for good since Narendra Modi became the Prime Minister. Lack of political will of the erstwhile government has changed into a commitment to develop all kinds of infrastructure for ease of life of the border people,” said Chief Minister Pema Khandu at Chuna, somewhere along the Tibet-China border in the high altitudes of Tawang district in Arunachal Pradesh. 
    Interacting with Indian army personnel guarding the remote border outpost, Khandu said development of border areas for ease of life not only of the villagers but also of army personnel is a priority of the state as well as the central government. He pointed that despite difficult terrain and harsh climatic conditions the pace of infrastructural development has accelerated in recent years.
    He said earlier agencies like BRO, Indian Army, ITBP, state government departments, etc independently submitted their requirements for infrastructure development to the central government as per their own needs.
    “Since a couple of years, we have started to coordinate and consult with each…

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