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Uttar Pradesh in 2009. he added The rail line is expected to follow the alignment of the natural gas pipeline that China is already building between Kyauk Phyu and Kunmingthe capital of Yunnan Way back in the late 19th centurythe British Raj had explored the prospects of building a rail link from the Bay of Bengal to Yunnan province Initial surveys were madewith labour from Biharin the 1880s Construction finally started in the 1930sbut the project did not take off as World War II broke out The Raj was lured by the prospect of the large Chinese market and cutting short the distance to Chinas east coast via the Malacca Strait Similar logic is now driving Beijing to provide a shorter route to the Indian Ocean littoral which provides vital natural resources to Chinas massive industries and reduce the current reliance on the Malacca Strait Onto Chittagong Beijing also wants to link its rail network in Yunnan to Bangladesh via Myanmar An understanding to this effect was reached when Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina travelled to Kunming last yearand the governor of Yunnan provinceQin Guangrongpaid a return visit six months later MeanwhileBangladesh has begun work on a $250 million project to extend the railway line from Chittagong to the border with Myanmar The initial surveys for this project were also made more than a century ago by the British Raj Chinese companies are actively participating in the modernisation of the Bangla railway system and have shown interest in the development of the Chittagong port Indias options Chinas rail links to Myanmar and Bangladesh come amidst Beijings plans to extend its South Xinjiang rail line across the Karakorams into Pakistan and bring the Tibet rail into Nepal Sitting in Delhiit is easy to cry wolf and talk about Chinas encirclement of India That will not stop Beijingwhich is determined to expand its national rail network into the subcontinent China is doing much the same on all its borderlands in the NortheastSoutheast and Central Asia; it is part of a wider plan to deepen Chinas overland connectivity Railways have been at the very centre of modern Chinas vision for nation-building Sun Yat-Senthe first provisional president of the Republic of Chinahad written in the early 20th century about political integration and economic development of China through massive rail-road development Sun Yat-Sen also dreamt of connecting the Chinese networks to those in India and Europe He visualised the Chinese rail network extending all the way to Cape Town in South Africa While India has failed to the take full advantage of the rail network that the Raj had builtChina has dramatically expanded railway constructionmuch along the pattern that Sun Yat-Sen had visualised Instead of objecting to Chinas rail links to South AsiaIndia must modernise its own frontier railway system and connect it to the rail lines that Beijing is bringing to our borders in South Asia There is no rail line which runs only one way; if Beijings new railways give China improved access to markets across its borders in South Asiathey also let India and her South Asian neighbours partake in south-western Chinas massive economic boom The Chinese rail lines also provide India a shorter route into Chinas industrial heartland in the east After all those were the very reasons why British Raj wanted to build a rail line connecting the subcontinent to Yunnan through Myanmar Next week in DhakaPrime Minister Manmohan Singh is expected to unveil an agreement for rail transit through Bangladesh He must also use the moment to join hands with Sheikh Hasina to outline a bold vision to link the South Asian rail networks with those Beijing is building in Myanmar and south-western China The writer is a senior fellow at the Centre for Policy ResearchDelhi For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News The consortium is a new initiative and will bring together science departments of the country.

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