Saturday 26 September 2020, 08:55 PM
India thwarts Chinse trasnsgression in Eastern Ladakh, massive clash
By Sushil Sharma | Bharat Defence Kavach | Publish Date: 8/31/2020 12:16:44 PM
India thwarts Chinse trasnsgression in Eastern Ladakh, massive clash

New Delhi: Indian and Chinese soldiers once again clashed in Eastern Ladakh sector on 29/30 August, 2020 when PLA soldiers tried to unilaterally tried to intrude into Indian side to unilaterally change the status quo. 
 
A press release issued here today by the PRO Indian Army said, ‘PLA troops violated the previous consensus arrived at during military and diplomatic engagements during the ongoing standoff in Eastern Ladakh and carried out provocative military movements to change the status quo’. 
 
The Chinese troops this time tried to provoke India on the Southern Bank of the Pangong Tso Lake. Indian soldiers were alert and they immediately sprang to action and pre-empted the Chinese action. Indian soldiers not only thwarted the Chinese move but also strengthened their positions at the location. 
Further details on casualty are awaited. 
 
The Indian Army has again reiterated that it is committed to maintaining peace and tranquility through dialogue, but is also equally determined to protect its territorial integrity. 
 
A Brigade Commander level Flag Meeting is in progress at Chushul to resolve the issues.
 
Chinese PLA had also tried to intrude into the Indian side on 15th of June, 2020 at Galwan Valley and in a bloody clash between the soldiers of both sides, India lost its 20 soldiers and according to various reports 43 Chinese soldiers were killed by the Indian soldiers. 
 
China has refused to move back from its present military position north of the Pangong Tso. At Pangong Tso, China has strengthened their positions between Finger-5 and 8. The PLA has refused to pull back eastwards from the 8-km stretch it occupied from Finger-4 to Finger-8 by building scores of new fortifications there since early May.
 
India has asked China to completely withdraw troops from Pangong Tso.
 
The mountain spurs jutting into the lake are referred to as Fingers in military parlance.
 
Both the countries are engaged in around four month long standoff at the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh. Despite several levels of dialogue, there has not been any breakthrough and the deadlock continues.
 
India has found that the Chinese side has started troop, artillery and armour build-up in three sectors of the LAC -- western (Ladakh), middle (Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh) and eastern (Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh).
 
China has also mobilised soldiers near Uttarakhand's Lipulekh Pass, a tri-junction between India, Nepal and China situated atop the Kalapani Valley. India had urged China to remove its forces from Pangong Lake and Gogra where disengagement has not taken place.
 
Chinese troops are also present in Depsang and they continue to block Indian soldiers from carrying out their traditional patrolling in the region. The two countries are locked in a three-month-long standoff at multiple points along the border, hitherto unprecedented.
 
China has changed the status quo at the LAC at various places, moving inside Indian territory. India has objected to it and is taking up the matter with China at all levels.
 
The troop disengagement has happened only at patrolling point-14 in Galwan Valley, the site of the June 15 clash, and patrolling point-15 in Hot Springs.
 
On June 15, as many as 20 Indian soldiers and an unknown number of Chinese troops were killed in a violent clash in the Galwan Valley.
 
Chinese aggression started increasing along the Line of Actual Control and more particularly in Galwan Valley since May 5. The Chinese side transgressed in the areas of Kugrang Nala, Gogra and north bank of Pangong lake on May 17 and May 18.

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