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- In the intro, mention how changes in Afghanistan has thrown various challenges for India.
- In the body, mention visit by India External Affairs Minister to the region and visits to countries such as Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Armenia. Also, mention India’s ‘Connect Central Asia’ policy, the significance of Chabahar port for connectivity to the region, India’s role in the Ashgabat Agreement etc. In the next part, mention the rising anti-China feeling in the region.
- Conclude by mentioning that India cannot afford to lose any time in recalibrating its regional engagements.