close
This ad will auto close in 10 seconds

22.7 percent border with Bangladesh unfenced: Kiren Rijiju

 About 6.3 percent of India-Pakistan border and 22.7 percent of India-Bangladesh border comprises unfenced riverine stretches and these are being patrolled with the help of speed boats and floating border outposts, the central government said on Wednesday.



New Delhi: About 6.3 percent of India-Pakistan border and 22.7 percent of India-Bangladesh border comprises unfenced riverine stretches and these are being patrolled with the help of speed boats and floating border outposts, the central government said on Wednesday.

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju told the Rajya Sabha that there were about 145.876 km of unfenced riverine stretches along the India-Pakistan border (about 6.3 percent) and about 930.076 km of such stretches along the India-Bangladesh border (about 22.7 percent) of the border.

He said riverine segment of the borders were being patrolled and dominated with the help of water crafts, speed boats, and floating Border Out Posts of the Border Security Force`s (BSF) water wing.

Rijiju said BSF has developed its own technical solutions like LASER walls which were very useful in guarding reverine gaps.

From Zee News

0 Comment - Join the Discussions

trending

photo gallery

video

DNA EXCLUSIVES

Donald Trump at United Nations: 5 key takeways from US President's maiden speech

India vs Australia: Why do we need three Aussie experts for series in India?

With just Rs 1,080, you can ensure that a girl does not drop out of school

Maharashtra: Here's BJP's 'plan B' if Shiv Sena quits coalition government

Appeal for help: I’m Struggling To Save My 45-Day-Old Baby Girl