ISSN: (Online) 2321 -4155
ISSN: (Print) 2320 -7000

JOURNAL OF INDIAN RESEARCH
VOLUME : 2, ISSUE : 1, April-June, 2014 (ISSN No. : 2321-4155)
 
HIMALAYAN FRONTIERS OF INDIA : SOME PERSPECTIVES
K. Warikoo
 
ABSTRACT
This paper gives an overview of Himalayan geopolitics or neighbouring countries. Himalayas has been viewed as a defence shield by both India and China. The paper proposes the need for removing the existing bottlenecks in road, rail and communication linkages between the mainland of India and its Himalayan frontier outposts and even beyond, in order to turn the entire frontier belt into a bridge of friendship and cooperation.
 
KEYWORD
Baltitan, Ganga, Geo-strategy, Himalaya, Kailash, Kargil, Ladakh, Tibet, Mansarovar, Xinjiang.
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