India stand behind Indian armed forces: Defense Minister Rajnath Singh
New Delhi: The situation between India and China on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh is quite tense. There has been tension between the two since May. Meanwhile, explaining the situation on the LAC, Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said in Parliament today that China has gathered a large number of troops and ammunition in the LAC and interior areas as per the present situation.
At the same time, the Defense Minister said that the Indian Army has also made complete preparations.
Rajnath Singh in Lok Sabha:
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said in the Lok Sabha that both sides should respect and strictly follow the Line of Actual Control (LAC). Neither party should attempt to violate the status quo. He said that the deployment of troops in large quantities by China is a violation of the 1993 and 1996 agreements.
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said that respect and strict adherence to LAC is the basis for peace and harmony in the border areas, and this is clearly accepted in the 1993 and 1996 agreements, while our military is fully Follows, but it has not happened from the Chinese side.
He said that as of now, China has gathered a large number of troops and ammunition in LAC and interior areas. The situation is tense in eastern Ladakh and on the northern and southern banks of Gogra, Kongla Ka and Pegong Lake. In view of the deployment of the Chinese Army, the deployment of troops has also been increased from the Indian Army.
Rajnath Singh said that the House should be confident that our army will successfully face this challenge, and as they are deployed and taking action on the border, we are proud of our Army for this. The situation remains sensitive Operational issues are involved, so I would not like to reveal too much about this.
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