k prasad wrote:Not to put too fine a point on it, but that is slightly shaky logic, sirjee. Evidence of damage is not the same as evidence of a crime.
Our road connectivity in Ladakh has improved significantly in the past 6-8 years. New routes over high mountain passes, asphalt roads of good quality, etc.
Lastly, in general, when dealing with sarkari types... I believe in Hanlon's Razor "Never attribute to malice what can be easier attributed to stupidity".
It's very easy to attribute everything to stupidity. But is it really the case here?
We are talking about two different infra works here. Roads + Bases. Some 60% work is done in roads case. What about bases? what about long term implications? how long present government will stay in power? what happens if some pro-chinis gov comes back to power?
Are you really saying that MoD and MEA folks are so stupid and didn't see these implications? Mind you same folks used to harass local authorities and forces whenever they try to build any small time infra. (please check that ndtv report from 2011 i shared earlier).
Anyway we are stuck in they building n not building argument. I am of the opinion that these guys deliberately screwing the whole thing. Let me stick to my opinion. If they are really innocent and cute, I won't mind eating humble pie in future.
We have to build something at demchok. that's the need of the hour.