India China Face Off: All forces on high alert, what next to expect
The confrontation between India and China earlier led to death of 20 Indian Army soldiers in clash between Chinese Troop and Indian Army Soldiers.
China say it does not want more clashes with india. PM Modi in a statement said India want peace but it is capable to give a befitting reply.
Four Army personnel who were critically injured after the violent face-off with Chinese troops are stable now, reported ANI citing Army sources
Front-line bases of the Indian army and therefore the air force along the nearly 3,500 km de-facto border with China are placed on high alert in sensitive Galwan Valley, PTI reported citing official sources.
The military has already rushed in additional troops to all or any its key front-line bases and formations along the road of Actual Control (LAC) in Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Ladakh, they said.
President Ram Nath Kovind expressed deepest condolences to the families of 20 Indian soldiers. “All those that laid down their lives in Galwan valley of Ladakh have upheld the simplest traditions of the Indian soldiers .
Their valour are going to be eternally etched within the memory of the state . My deepest condolences to their families,” the President tweeted.
“We are pleased with our nation, we’ll fight this together. We stand with the state at this hour: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on all party-meeting called by PM on June 19 over #IndiaChinaFaceOff
After chatting with Chinese secretary of state , EAM S Jaishankar “underlined that this unprecedented development will have a significant impact on the bilateral relationship.
The necessity of the hour was for the Chinese side to reassess its actions and take corrective steps”, MEA said during a statement.
“Two sides should scrupulously and sincerely implement the understanding reached by Senior Commanders on 6 June. Troops of each side should also abide by bilateral agreements and protocols. they ought to strictly respect and observe LAC and should not take any unilateral action to change it,” the ministry added.