Wednesday , October 20 2021

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh’s meeting with CDS and Army Chiefs, reviewed the situation in East Ladakh

Delhi: Defense Minister Rajnath Singh (Rajnath Singh ) near the Line of Actual Control Friday, many other areas of eastern Ladakh and Sikkim, Uttarakhand and Arunachal Pradesh (LAC) reviewed the entire military preparedness of India. On the other hand, the forces of India and China held another round of Major General level talks on the current border deadlock. Official sources said that the Army Minister General MM Narwane gave detailed information about the entire situation in East Ladakh in a high-level meeting to the Defense Minister.

Chief Defense Chairman (CDS) Bipin Rawat, Naval President Admiral Karmbir Singh, and Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria were also present at the meeting. The standoff between the Indian and Chinese armies continued for more than five weeks in Pangong So, Galvan Valley, Demchok, and Daulat Beg Oldi. Both countries have deployed additional troops on LAC in North Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Arunachal Pradesh.

China should continue its strong opposition 

Sources said that in the review meeting, Singh asked the top military leadership to continue to “strictly” deal with the situation in East Ladakh and other areas and emphasized that both sides should resolve the dispute through talks Should be removed from. It is believed that the Air Force President said in the meeting that the Indian Air Force is closely monitoring all the air activities of China on LAC.

 

At the same time, the Naval President talked about the situation in the Indian Pacific region where the Chinese Navy is trying to increase its presence. In this regard, a senior official said on the condition of anonymity, “The Defense Minister has done an overall review of the situation in East Ladakh.”

China and India are having talks at the military level 

At the same time, military sources said that the forces of India and China held another round of Major General level on Friday to find a way to reduce the tension in eastern Ladakh. India said on Thursday that it is holding military and diplomatic talks to resolve the dispute “peacefully” at the earliest.

 Some specific steps to reduce stress will be discussed.

As part of the first serious effort to resolve the dispute, Lieutenant General Harinder Singh, the General Officer Commanding of the 14th Corps at Leh and the Commander of the Tibet Military District on behalf of China, Major General Liu Lin, met on June 6 which lasted for about seven hours. was. There is a plan to have a series of meetings of the field commanders of the two countries next week in which some specific steps will be discussed to reduce the tension.

Major General level talks were held between the two sides on Wednesday as well. Sources said that the Indian delegation, in the talks which lasted more than four and a half hours, stressed the restoration of the status quo and the withdrawal of thousands of Chinese troops from areas which India considers LAC to be on their side. He said that India repeated its demand even in Friday’s meeting. 

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