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Historic: Rajnath Singh inaugurated the world’s highest road, know 6 big things about it

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Defense Minister Rajnath Singh has inaugurated the Chisumle-Demchok (Chisumle-Demchok) road which is now the highest motorable road in the world at over 19,000 feet.

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Defense Minister Rajnath Singh has inaugurated the Chisumle-Demchok (Chisumle-Demchok) road which is now the highest motorable road in the world at over 19,00 feet. Situated in southern Ladakh, the Chisumle-Demchok road is of particular importance. According to media reports, this will help in easy movement of military vehicles in the border areas with China. Chisumle-Demchok is known as an engineering marvel because of the significant challenges posed by the construction of the road at such a height. Here we are telling you 6 special things of Chisumle-Demchok road.

Included in the Guinness Book of World Records
The world’s highest road on which motor vehicles can be driven is now located at an altitude of 19,300 feet at the Umling La Pass in eastern Ladakh. The name of this road has been recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records. Through this high mountain pass, BRO has made a 52 km long paved road. The Umling La Pass road now connects the important cities of Chumar Sector of Eastern Ladakh.

broke its record
The Umling La Pass has now broken the previous record of 18,953 feet located in Bolivia. The last highest road in Bolivia connects to the volcano called Uturunku.
Higher than the base camp of Mount Everest
The actual condition of this road can be understood in such a way that it is higher than the base camp (base camps) of Mount Everest. The northern base in Tibet is at an altitude of 16,900 feet, while the south base camp in Nepal is located at 17,598 feet. The summit of Mount Everest is a little over 29,000 feet high.

BRO’s encouragement
Border Roads Organization (BRO), Thanks to the efforts of the Border Roads Organization (BRO), India can now claim the highest motorable road in the world. BRO is the road building agency of the Indian Armed Forces. BRO has expertise in building roads in the most inaccessible areas along the northern borders of India.
more challenging for drivers
Umling La Pass will be more challenging for drivers than the famous Khardung La Pass. According to the Ministry of Defense, the temperature of this pass can drop to minus 40 degree Celsius during the severe winter season. Also, oxygen levels at this altitude are about 50 per cent lower than at normal locations. Due to which it becomes very difficult for anyone to stay here for a long time.

boon to the local population
The Defense Ministry says that, “It will prove to be a boon for the local population as it has become an alternative direct route connecting Leh to Chisumle and Demchok. It will improve the socio-economic condition and promote tourism in Ladakh.” ”

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Defense Minister Rajnath Singh has inaugurated the Chisumle-Demchok (Chisumle-Demchok) road which is now the highest motorable road in the world at over 19,00 feet. Situated in southern Ladakh, the Chisumle-Demchok road is of particular importance. According to media reports, this will help in easy movement of military vehicles in the border areas with China. Chisumle-Demchok is known as an engineering marvel because of the significant challenges posed by the construction of the road at such a height. Here we are telling you 6 special things of Chisumle-Demchok road.

Included in the Guinness Book of World Records

The world’s highest road on which motor vehicles can be driven is now located at an altitude of 19,300 feet at the Umling La Pass in eastern Ladakh. The name of this road has been recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records. Through this high mountain pass, BRO has made a 52 km long paved road. The Umling La Pass road now connects the important cities of Chumar Sector of Eastern Ladakh.

broke its record

The Umling La Pass has now broken the previous record of 18,953 feet located in Bolivia. The last highest road in Bolivia connects to the volcano called Uturunku.

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