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No proposal to build wall along Pakistan border: Govt tells Rajya Sabha

India Has No Plans To Construct A Wall Along Its Border With Pakistan, Minister Of State For Home Kiren Rijiju Informed Rajya Sabha On Wednesday.

PTI | Updated on: 12 Apr 2017, 05:46:33 PM
Indian soldiers are seen during a routine patrol along the Pakistan border. (File Photo)

New Delhi:

India has no plans to construct a wall along its border with Pakistan, minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju informed Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.

"There was no proposal with the government of India to build a wall along the Pakistan border," Rijiju said replying a written question. 

The minister said the government has adopted a multi-pronged approach for security arrangements at the Indo-Pak border. 

"The arrangements include deployment of BSF, construction of border fence, construction of border roads, installation of floodlights, construction of BOPs, introduction of hi-tech surveillance equipment, providing weapons and specialised vehicles to security forces," he said.

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First Published : 12 Apr 2017, 05:40:00 PM