The Army Engineers successfully completed the construction of Galwan River Bridge which protects the 255 Km long strategic road Darbuk to Daulat Beg Oldie.
This Strategic bridge was one of the reasons behind China’s People’s Liberation Army’s (PIL) aggressive stand-off in eastern Ladakh.
Galwan River Bridge is a 60 m bridge which is four km creates a link between narrow mountainous region Shyok-Daulat Beg Oldie Road.
A senior army officer said that they did not pause work on this bridge through the stand-off and kept working despite the violent face-off on June 15.
A senior military official said, “The bridge will definitely improve the movement of Indian troops in the region. We completed construction of the bridge despite the military standoff and the Chinese army’s strong protest,”.