In another step towards stronger connectivity in the Leh region, India under the present NDA government has completed the geographically treacherous yet strategic all-weather road in north-eastern Ladakh, reports Tribune.
The 255-km Darbuk-Shayok-Daulat Beg Oldie (DS-DBO) section that lies on the road connecting Leh and Karakoram Pass has finally been built. The section spans across 37 bridges built over various snow-fed rivers in the region.
Heralding the usability of the new section, on 20 April, the first-ever motorcycle expedition completed its run from Leh to Karakoram Pass and back. (around 1,000 km). Reaad More
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