New Delhi, Oct. 13 -- Emphasising upon the need to enhance road connectivity, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday hinted at a collusive threat from Pakistan and China.

Singh's hint at a collusive threat came on the day when India and China held their seventh round of military talks to de-escalate tensions in eastern Ladakh.

He said: "You are well aware of the conditions created on our northern and eastern borders. First Pakistan, and now also by China, as if a border dispute is being created under a mission by the two countries. We have a border of about 7,000 km with these countries."

The Raksha Mantri talked about it during the e-inauguration of 44 bridges built by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) on Monday.

He also laid the...