India inflicted heavy casualties on Chinese army in Galwan: Rajnath

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on September 15, 2020
Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said India is committed to a peaceful resolution of the border stand-off with China but any attempt to unilaterally alter the status quo is unacceptable. Making a statement in Lok Sabha, Singh also said the Indian Army has inflicted heavy costs on the Chinese side during the clash with...

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Published on September 15, 2020 -  01:51
India inflicted heavy casualties on Chinese troops in Galwan: Rajnath Singh in LS
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on September 15 briefed members of Lok Sabha about the India-China border issues in the second day of the Monsoon Session. He pointed to the violent standoff at the Ladakh's Galwan Valley in June 15 by saying that Indian soldiers laid down their lives to ensure Chinese designs are foiled. "Given the growing friction along the Line of Actual Control, the senior commanders of the two sides in a meeting on 6 June agreed on a process of disengagement that involved reciprocal actions. Both sides also agreed to respect and abide by the Line of Actual Control and not undertake any activity to alter the status quo. However, in violation of this, the Chinese side created a violent face-off on 15 June at Galwan," he said.

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