Days After China’s ‘Renaming’ Stunt, Amit Shah to Launch Programs in Arunachal Border Village Today


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Union Home Minister Amit Shah embarked on a two-day visit to Arunachal Pradesh on Monday where he will launch the ‘Vibrant Villages Programme’ in Kibithoo, a village along the India-China border. The visit is a significant geo-political statement as well given Beijing’s recent provocative move to ‘rename’ parts of Arunachal Pradesh. Notably, this would also be Amit Shah’s first visit to Arunachal Pradesh as Union Home Minister. As part of the engagements, Shah will also inaugurate nine micro-hydel projects of the state government constructed under the ‘Golden Jubilee Border Illumination Programme’ in Kibithoo. He will also inaugurate Indo-Tibetan Border Police...