New Delhi: As the stand-off escalates on the Indo-China border with each side deploying extra troops alongside the Line of Actual Control (LAC), some extra chilling and explosive particulars have poured in.
Making a sensational revelation, a information company has reported that China had occupied 640 sq km of Indian territory in Eastern Ladakh. This occurred during the second time period of UPA regime, when Manmohan Singh was the Prime Minster.
In 2013, former Foreign Secretary Shyam Saran after his go to to the area had knowledgeable the federal government that the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) patrol had set a brand new Line of Actual Control (#LAC), thus occupying 640 sq km of #Indian territory in Eastern #Ladakh. pic.twitter.com/2TIPp1yrC1
— IANS Tweets (@ians_india) May 28, 2020
And, this was confirmed by former Foreign Secretary Shyam Sharan who had submitted a report on this. After surveying the area in 2013, he knowledgeable the govt. that Chinese PLA patrol had set a brand new Line of Actual Control (LAC), the company reported.
Manmohan Singh led-UPA govt denied the report however the Chinese troopers had nearly prevented Indian troops from patrolling in its personal aspect of the territory.
Skirmishes at Line of Actual Control (LAC)
The Line of Actual Control (LAC) got here into existence when China occupied Aksai Chin in 1962. In 1950s, China had clandestinely constructed 179 km highway in the Indian territory of Aksai Chin, which ultimately led to a dispute and talks, adopted by the 1962 battle.
Chinese troops intrusion in Indian territory isn’t new, owing to the porous and un-demarcated LAC. Usually, Chinese PLA intrusions happen 250-300 occasions yearly, extra so July and August when the climate is favorable, reviews recommend.