China Denies All Allegations Over Construction of Tunnel

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  • China refutes all allegations over China’s hand in the contamination of river Siang
  • Still, there is no explanation for the recent changes in the watercolour of Siang

Guwahati: Another Interesting turn has come to the topic river Siang. China refutes all allegations over China’s hand in the contamination of river Siang in Arunachal Pradesh due to the construction of a tunnel, Sources said.

As per reports, Country China has denied any plans for the construction of any tunnel to divert river Brahmaputra. According to Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang, China’s location along the eastern part of the international border of India-China is all clear.

There should not be any misleading reports by the Indian part as there were no reports of any tunnel being constructed on the Chinese side, he added.

However, there is no explanation for the recent changes in the watercolour of Siang.

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The Brahmaputra (/ˌbrɑːməˈptrə/ is one of the major rivers of Asia, a trans-boundary river which flows through China, India and Bangladesh. As such, it is known by various names in the region: Assamese: ব্ৰহ্মপুত্ৰ নদ (‘নদ’ nôd, the masculine form of ‘নদী’ nôdi “river”) Brôhmôputrô’ [bɹɔɦmɔputɹɔ]; Sanskrit: ब्रह्मपुत्र, IAST: Brahmaputra; Tibetan: ཡར་ཀླུངས་གཙང་པོ་, Wylie: yar klung gtsang po Yarlung Tsangpo; simplified Chinese: 布拉马普特拉河; traditional Chinese: 布拉馬普特拉河; pinyin: Bùlāmǎpǔtèlā Hé. It is also called Tsangpo-Brahmaputra (when referring to the whole river including the stretch within Tibet). The Manas River, which runs through Bhutan, joins it at Jogighopa, in India. It is the tenth largest river in the world by discharge and the 15th longest.

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