India to install new advanced, anti-cut fence at Bangladesh border
The government of India is in the process of replacing the old fence at the Bangladesh border. According to sources, the new fencing is advanced and hard to cut which will make it hard for infiltrators to cross the border.
The fence replacement project at the India-Bangladesh border is a pilot project for Lathitila Silchar sector which under construction. Sources have claimed that the cost of the project is Rs 14. 30 crores along 7.18 kilometres of the border fence. Which roughly comes to Rs 1.99 crores for 1 km of fencing.
A similar replacement of fences is also being undertaken at the India-Pakistan border and multiple patches have been replaced already, according to a news report by ANI.