Bangladesh poses a ‘big security challenge’ to India on par with Pakistan and China, the junior Home Minister Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said on Thursday in controversial remarks that clash with on-going efforts to strengthen relations between India and Bangladesh.
“It is not only China or Pakistan but Bangladesh poses an equally big challenge to our national security, I know it because I get to see that closely,” Ahir, 63, said at a homeland security event organized by industry body ASSOCHAM according to news agency Press Trust of India
“Bangladesh is only a so-called friend because evidently it has caused India most harm through illegal intrusion. As such only smart technologies will help us curb this menace,” the Minister said.
The minister, however, did not stop at Bangladesh, and offered his perspective on China as well. According to a statement by ASSOCHAM the minister spoke on the recent intrusion attempts by China. Read More…