Sources told NDTV, when Chinese troopers yesterday stopped work on the construction of an irrigation canal being built under the rural development or MNREGA scheme, Indian and Chinese troopers are engaged in a major stand-off in Ladakh.
Demchok in the south eastern tip of Ladakh was also the location of a serious incursion by China 2 years ago that resulted during a spike in tension between the 2 countries. located 250 kilometre east of Leh, The incident took place yesterday in the Demchok sector, where a project is underway to link a village with a spring.
The sources disclosed to PTI, seventy Indian soldiers fortified the area and prevented their march deeper into Indian territory. “Around fifty five Chinese soldiers arrived at the scene on the line of Actual control or de facto border and halted the work in an aggressive manner,” press agency Press Trust of India quoted unnamed officials as saying.
Said army sources to NDTV, asking to not be named, “The issue is being resolved through established mechanisms.” [There are] routine objections and clarifications that either party seek whenever there’s construction related activity.
A claim disputed by India that says that info about projects has to be shared only if it’s meant for defence purposes. The Chinese troops demanded that work be stopped as either side must take permission before undertaking any construction.
72 strategic roads are being built on the border to narrow the gap with China’s vastly superior and intricate network of roads and tracks within the mountains. once taking office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has moved boldly to counter China.
C-130 Hercules planes bought from the u. s. have been landing at the airfield. India has also rebuilt airfields, as well as a landing strip laid in Daulat Beg Oldi in Ladakh in 1962.
Saying it was located inside its territory and five hundred Chinese troopers entered the area and swiftly built a 2-km road, In 2014, China protested India’s work on an irrigation canal.
Around 1,000 soldiers from all sides were ranged against each other for days until the confrontation subsided.