India will propose to Bangladesh “single line high fences with anti-cut, anti-climb properties” along the border areas which have yet to be fenced.
Nearly 300 villages, which are located on the zero line and within 150 yards of the international border, have been identified for such fencing, said people aware of the matter.
The proposal is part of the Narendra Modi-led government’s initiative to have the entire India-Bangladesh border properly fenced. It will come up for discussion with Bangladesh government during Union home minister Rajnath Singh’s twoday visit to Dhaka from July 13.
The India-Bangladesh international border is spread over 4,096 km, of which 3,026 km is fenced. Read More