India-China Border Tension to Surge in Ladakh

Indian and Chinese troops stayed occupied in a vicious situation in several disputed areas along the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh, signalling that the confrontation could become the biggest military face-off after the Doklam.

India has rushed additional troops to eastern Ladakh, after China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) deployed nearly 5000 soldiers closer to the Line of Actual Control (LAC) between the two nations on the north-bank of the Pangong Tso lake.

The PLA deployed nearly 5000 soldiers in a large camp set up recently at Galwan Valley within the territory claimed by China –  to support the smaller number of troops, who had transgressed the LAC in at least three locations and entered into the are...

"It is serious. It is not a normal kind of transgression," former Northern Army Commander Lt Gen (Retd) DS Hooda stated to PTI.

It has not yet turned into a face-off like the one that took place in Doklam Plateau in western Bhutan in June-August 2017, when Indian and Chinese soldiers had been engaged in a vicious situation for almost 72 days.