India China Border news Highlights : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday sent a strong message to China, stating that India will protect its territorial integrity and will not shy away from responding if provoked. While stating that India wants peace, PM Modi said that India is capable of responding when the need arises. Assuring the citizens’ that the sacrifices of jawans will not go in vain, PM Modi paid tribute to the martyrs. “Humaare jawaan maarte maarte mare hai,” he said. He also paid a 2-minute silent tribute to the martyrs at the meeting with chief ministers.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday spoke to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and they agreed to “cool down” tensions on the ground “as soon as possible” and maintain peace and tranquillity in the border area under the agreement reached between the two countries, an official statement said. During the telephonic talk, Jaishankar conveyed to Wang India’s protest in the strongest terms on the violent face-off and said the unprecedented development will have “serious impact” on bilateral ties. He asked the Chinese side to reassess its actions and take corrective steps, the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement.
PM Modi has called for an all-party meet to discuss the ongoing India-China situation. The virtual meet, to be attended by presidents of various political parties, will be held on June 19 at 5 PM. The Chinese PLA may have suffered a significant number of casualties” in the violent face-off between India and China in Galwan Valley on the night of June 15-16, according to an ANI report. The agency has also said that the Chinese Commanding Officer of the unit involved in the face-off is those among killed.
Tensions flared up on India-China Border in Eastern Ladakh’s Galwan Valley region as Indian Army and China’s PLA suffered casualties in a violent faceoff on Monday night. Indian and Chinese soldiers were in a eye ball to eye ball standoff in the region for over a month now. Indian Army on Tuesday said that there was loss of 20 lives on the Indian side.
One Commanding officer was also martyred in the line of duty from CO of 16 Bihar. Track Financial Express Online for the latest news on the India-China border standoff – the worst in several decades: