'Army foiled China’s transgression attempts': Rajnath Singh in Lok Sabha

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Published on September 15, 2020 - Duration: 13:14s

'Army foiled China’s transgression attempts': Rajnath Singh in Lok Sabha

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh made a statement about the India-China tussle at the LAC in Ladakh.

He lauded the armed forces and said that they had shown patience and valour in equal measure while dealing with the situation at the LAC.

Rajnath Singh said that China started increasing its troop deployment and changed its patrolling patterns during April and ever since several transgression attempts by the PLA had been foiled by India forces.

Rajnath Singh said that India had made it clear that no effort to alter the status quo unilaterally would be acceptable and India would not compromise with its territorial integrity.

The Defence Minister that China had voiplaviolated the consensus reached during talks on numerous occasions and added that our forces were on alert to foil any aggression by the Chinese.

Rajnath Singh also said that the Indian Army had inflicted heavy casualties on the Chinese during the violent Galwan faceoff.

The statement from the Defence Minister comes as the opposition parties have been cornering the government over the situation at the LAC in Ladakh.

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