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Road to ruin

China’s decision to build a paved road to the base camp on Mt Everest will have serious environmental implications.

india Updated: Jun 22, 2007 00:37 IST
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China’s decision to build a paved road to the base camp on Mt Everest will have serious environmental implications. But India has built roads upto the Gangotri glacier, with adverse impact on the Himalayan eco-system. We are hardly in a position to react to the Chinese decision.

RK Malhotra
New Delhi

First Published: Jun 22, 2007 00:36 IST