LINKING INDIA’S INLAND WATERWAYS TO BAY OF BENGAL: ASSESSING THE POTENTIAL OF SUB-REGIONAL COOPERATION



Date : 06-07-2017

In an interview to The Hindu, newspaper the Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said,Namami Brahmaputra was mainly organised to connect Assam with the rest of the world through the Brahmaputra river. This was the most viable waterway during the British regime, Brahmaputra to Padma and the Bay of Bengal. Our finished products could find a global market. For 70 years, this has been stopped. We want to re-open that route for speedy growth.

Department: Making Waves





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