Army’s Demchok mission a success

  |   India News

The Army has completed laying an irrigation pipeline for residents of villages in the Demchok region of Eastern Ladakh despite a face-off last week with Chinese troops over the work.

The irrigation project was being built under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme to link a village with a "hot spring".

In order to protest the laying of the pipeline, Chinese troops attempted to erect a fibre-reinforced plastic (FRP) hut on the border on Friday.

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