New Delhi. On December 9, there was a clash between the soldiers of India and China on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Arunachal Pradesh. In this skirmish in the Tawang sector, some soldiers from both sides were slightly injured. According to the report, Chinese soldiers wanted to remove an Indian post in Tawang area. On Tuesday, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh informed about the entire incident in both the Houses. After which the opposition parties are besieging the central government, while the retired army officers are now demanding the abolition of the Maintenance of Peace and Tranquility treaty with China. The former officer says that, in 1975, the PLA had snooped, for which it had to bear the brunt. The Indian Army had killed more than 500 PLA soldiers in a tremendous attack in Nathu La. After which the dragon remained in position for the last four decades.
20 soldiers were martyred without firing
In 2020, 20 brave soldiers of the Indian Army were martyred in a violent clash between Chinese soldiers in the Galvan Valley of eastern Ladakh. Although there was no firing on the border. The blood of the soldiers of both the countries has been shed. Chinese soldiers used sticks and stones. After this, on 9 December again there was a clash between PLA and Indian soldiers. There was a scuffle and stone-pelting between the soldiers on both sides, but no shots were fired. During this, many soldiers from both sides were injured. In such a situation, the question arises that why the soldiers of two nuclear armed countries are fighting with sticks and stones at a height of 14,000 feet. In such a situation, we are going to introduce you to the complete inside story behind it.
The last shot was fired in 1975
2 years ago, soldiers lost their lives on the India-China border after about 45 years. Indian soldiers were martyred in the last Chinese attack on LAC in the year 1975. Then China had ambushed in Arunachal Pradesh in which four soldiers were martyred. Then both the countries have decided that whatever soldiers will be posted on the forward posts on the border, they will not have weapons and if the officers have guns according to the rank, then their face will be towards the ground. This is the reason why soldiers on both sides of the LAC unarmed drive each other out of their territory and weapons are not used. Soldiers on both sides deployed on LAC are given special training that no matter what happens, weapons are not to be used.
There was an agreement not to shoot in 1993
The Maintenance of Peace and Tranquility Agreement was signed in 1993 when Narasimha Rao was the Prime Minister. After that, in 1996, there was an agreement between the two countries on measures to increase confidence. Agreements were signed with China in 2003 during the Vajpayee government and in 2005 during the Manmohan Singh government. This was followed by the Border Defense Cooperation Agreement in 2013. There was tension between the armies of the two countries in Doklam for several days but the dispute ended with the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to China.
There was a bloody struggle in Nathula in 1967
In 1967, 88 soldiers of India were martyred in the bloody conflict between the soldiers of India and China in Nathu La, while more than 300 soldiers of China were killed. It was decided from the Indian side that three-layer wire would be installed to secure the border and work started on 20 August 1967. When the work started again on September 7, the Chinese soldiers got angry and then there was a scuffle and stone pelting between the soldiers of the two countries. On September 11, Chinese soldiers fired and injured the lieutenant colonel of the Indian Army. After this Indian soldiers attacked the Chinese post. In this, the Chinese army suffered a lot. It is being told that more than 500 PLA soldiers were killed in the action taken by the Indian Army.
There was a clash in Galvan in 2020 as well
After breaking the trust of China, the protocols between the army of the two countries were also broken. The Indian Army is alert everywhere and is ready to respond to China’s actions. The tension that started after April-May 2020 in eastern Ladakh is still intact. Although the situation is under control, the tension remains. 50-50 thousand soldiers of both the countries are stationed there. India lost 20 of its soldiers in a bloody clash between Indian and Chinese soldiers on 15 June 2020 in Galvan. More than 50 PLA soldiers were killed in this skirmish. Although the Chinese government had confirmed the death of five soldiers. In Galvan too, there was no firing, but there was hand-to-hand combat and lathi-poles between the soldiers on both sides.
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