New Delhi: As the winter session of the parliament is underway, both houses are likely to witness uproar from the opposition on the latest clash between Indian and Chinese troops at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Arunachal Pradesh on December 9th.
- Congress MP Syed Nasir Hussain gives notice of short duration discussion under rule 176 in Rajya Sabha to discuss the India-China face-off.
- Congress MP Manish Tewari gives Adjournment Motion notice in Lok Sabha to discuss the matter in the House.
- On December 9, PLA troops contacted the LAC in the Tawang Sector of Arunachal Pradesh which was contested by Indian troops in a firm and resolute manner.”
- The report added that “This face-off led to minor injuries to a few personnel from both sides.”
- Both sides disengaged from the area where the clash took place. After the incident, the sources added that India’s Commander in the area held a Flag Meeting with his counterpart to discuss the issue in accordance with structured mechanisms to restore peace and tranquillity.
- The ANI report quoting sources further added that “Indian troops in area of face-off in Tawang gave a befitting response to Chinese troops. Number of Chinese soldiers injured is more than that of Indian soldiers. Chinese had come heavily prepared with around 300 soldiers but didn’t expect Indian side also to be well prepared.”
- The report further added that “Indian troops inured in the face-off with Chinese troops at LAC in Tawang sector of Arunachal Pradesh have been admitted to a military hospital in Guwahati, Assam”.
- In certain areas along the LAC in the Tawang Sector in Arunachal Pradesh, there are areas of differing perception, wherein both sides patrol the area upto their claim lines. This has been the trend since 2006.