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India deploys 'Brahmos' at Arunchal border despite Chinese protest 

China has said that the move by India is provocative in nature and will destabilise the area on Indo-China border, People's Daily, the mouthpiece of China Communist party reported. In a plain and simple reply, India said ''do not interfere in our internal matters as we make deployment as per our security needs

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 24 Aug 2016 5:53 AM GMT

India deploys Brahmos at Arunchal border despite Chinese protest 
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New Delhi: India has snubbed China for what the former has dubbed as ' interference in internal matters' when the Beijing reacted sharply to the deployment of Supersonic cruise missile 'Brahmos' at Arunchal Pradesh.

China has said that the move by India is provocative in nature and will destabilise the area on Indo-China border, People's Daily, the mouthpiece of China Communist party reported. In a plain and simple reply, India said ''do not interfere in our internal matters as we make deployment as per our security needs.''

Modi government sanctioned new regiment in Arunchal:

  • The Modi government at the Centre has sanctioned new regiment in Arunchal Pradesh last week.
  • The raising cost of the regiment will be around Rs 4300 crore which may take one year.
  • As many as one hundred upgraded 'Brahmos' will be inducted into new regiment.
  • After this, the Yunnan province of China will come within the range of cruise missile.
  • This is why, China is nervous over this move of India.

Also Read: PoK faces unrest as China increases its presence in the area

China stakes claim on Arunachal:

  • China has always claimed Arunchal Pradesh as its territory.
  • On several occasions, China has shown this north east state in its map.
  • In 2014, China had even raised objection on the President Pranab Mukherjee's visit to Arunachal.
  • It also opposes visits of Prime Minister and other leaders to this state.
  • It further creates controversy by issuing paper visa for people of Arunchal.

New Delhi's view on Brahmos:

  • India says there is no demarcation sign at the border which gives rise to such problems.
  • Soldiers from both the sides show banner to send back each other to respective territory.
  • Despite incidents of infiltration, there has not been any direct conflict so far.

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Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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