Indian and Chinese soldiers (Photo Credits: PTI)
new Delhi: Amid ongoing tensions with China (China) over the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, the central government on Wednesday told Parliament that no infiltration was reported along the Indo-China border in the last six months. is. Whereas during this period, there were 47 attempts to infiltrate by Pakistan.
In a written reply to a question regarding infiltration from Pakistan and China, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai told the Rajya Sabha “There has been no intrusion on the Indo-China border during the last six months”. India and China share a 3488-km-long border with Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh. China-Pakistan tension will increase, India and US will meet defense delegations
Number of cases of attempted infiltration along India-Pakistan border during last 6 months are – Feb 0, March 4, April 24, May 8, June 0, Jul 11: MoS MHA Nityanand Rai on ‘whether it is a fact that cases of infiltration from Pak & China has increased during the last six months’ https://t.co/SlCbTKiDqt
– ANI (@ANI) September 16, 2020
At the same time, the Union Minister said that infiltration at the India-Pakistan border has happened rapidly. He said that Pakistan tried to infiltrate zero in February, four in March, 24 in April, eight in May, zero in June and 11 in July. In Jammu and Kashmir, 594 infiltration attempts were made by Pakistani terrorists in the last three years in which 312 infiltrations occurred.
It is noteworthy that for the first time in 45 years, firing on LAC took place in Chushul Sub Sector on September 7. India and China had also issued a statement regarding the firing. The situation became sensitive after the Chinese Army People’s Liberation Army provoked action on the intervening night of August 29 and 30 in the Pangong So Lake area. The armies of the two countries have been face to face on the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh for nearly four months. Despite several levels of negotiation, there has been no success and the deadlock continues. Here China has been trying to change the status quo for some time, although the Indian soldiers are thwarting the intentions of China every time.