Enter the dragon in Nepal, Will it be a win-win situation for India or a moment to be conscious about future of our neighbour. Having expanded its impact in Nepal with roadway as well as rail network via Tibet, China currently wants to stretch its train line link to Bihar to boost connection with India as well as South Asia, state-run Chinese media reported today.
A cross-border railroad link to the Rasuwagadhi location in Nepal has currently been talked about in between both countries. China’s railway is anticipated to reach Nepal border by 2020, in the state-run Global Times stated. This railway makes it possible to link China to India as from Rasuwagadhi to Birgunj, which surrounds Bihar is just 240 kilometres.
“The railroad connection to China not only is important for Nepal and Nepalese people’s future development but also has the capacity to build connectivity with the whole of South Asia. The government of Nepal has the chance to make history”
While rail and also road links with Nepal were concerned tactical for China to blunt India’s influence in the nation, experts claimed the growth of a lot of extensive framework through the sturdy Himalayan Mountains is practical just if they get attached to India.
Early this month, in a critical move to reduce landlocked Nepal’s dependence on India, China opened up a consolidated road as well as rail network to Kathmandu via the tough chain of mountains in Tibet to boost transport of items to the Himalayan country.
It includes 2,431 kms of rail transport 564 kilometres of road transportation to Geelong Port in Nepal.
The Oli federal government liked opening up new options with China including access to its port Guangzhou to minimise dependence on India in the after-effects of the blockade along the Indian boundary imposed by Madhesis in Nepal to share their resentment versus the brand-new constitution, experts say.