The soldiers of India and China came face to face in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir. According to army sources, on Wednesday, Indian troops went out on patrol in the northern part of Penong Lake. The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China opposed it.
A flag meeting of Brigadier rank officers followed this to reduce tensions between the two armies. In this, Chinese troops agreed to retreat, and the confrontation ended. China has been consistently violating the Line of Actual Control (LAC). His troops infiltrated the northern part of Ladakh and set up tents in July last year.
An Indian Army officer has said that our soldiers were in the Indian border. So, despite China’s objection, he stayed there. It disputes a considerable part of Pangong Lake. Two-thirds of it is in China’s occupied Tibet. The rest is on the Indian border. The length of the range of this lake is about 134 kilometers. China objected to Indian soldiers in the northern part of the lake. The Chinese agreed to retreat at the flag meeting between the two armies.
5 thousand Indian soldiers will conduct exercises near China border in October
In October, over five thousand soldiers of the 17 Mountain Strike Corps of the army will conduct exercises near the border of China in Arunachal Pradesh in October. Recently, 17 Mountain Strike Corps has been formed by merging four Corps of Army and Air Force. These soldiers are to be deployed later on the eastern border of the country. Such a maneuver will be the first time on the Chinese border. Sources said they have formed the 17 Mountain Corps under the military renewal process of Army Chief General Bipin Rawat. To make Mountain Corps more effective, a unit of Integrated Battle Groups (they will form IBG in it. Its purpose is to make maneuvers more effective.
China with Pakistan on Kashmir issue
China is opposing the removal of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir and dividing the state into two union territories. He has supported Pakistan in the United Nations on Kashmir issue. Union Home Minister Amit Shah has made it clear in Parliament that for Jammu and Kashmir, it will also include Pak-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and China-occupied Aksai China. Both these areas are integral parts of Jammu and Kashmir.
China breached the border several times after Doklam in 2016.
In June 2016, tensions between Indian and Chinese armies increased. Chinese soldiers tried to build a road in Doklam. Indian soldiers stopped him from doing so. The dispute lasted for 73 days. After this, China stopped the road construction work here.