Days after Lt Gen YK Joshi, the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Army’s Northern Command, mentioned India has now not ceded any land to China and that no less than 45 Chinese squaddies have been killed in clashes at Galwan Valley, the Chinese government-affiliated media company Shen Shiwei launched a propaganda video of the conflict between the Indian Army and the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers in June final yr.
Lt Gen Joshi, in an unique interview to CNN-Information18, had mentioned “China achieved nothing except loss of face” throughout the nine-month-long struggle in Ladakh. “It’s very surprising that they did what they did… They just earned a bad name and nothing else,” mentioned Lt Gen Joshi.
The one-and-half-minute video, posted on Shen Shiwei’s legitimate Twitter account, presentations rankings of Indian and Chinese squaddies skirmishing in a water frame reportedly situated in Ladakh’s Galwan Valley.
China have been compelled to retreat from Pangong Tso after the Indian Army occupied the Kailash Range and had benefit over the PLA. “The Kailash Range was occupied with a purpose. The Chinese surprised us initially by occupying parts of our areas — till Finger 4 of the north bank — and the negotiations were going nowhere… Then, I got instructions from my chief that we need to gain some leverage. On August 29-30, we launched this operation and occupied the entire dominating heights of Rezang La, Rechin La on the south bank, on the north bank as well, where we were dominating the entire PLA deployment. This was done to gain some success on the negotiating table. This disengagement is happening because we had taken the dominating position on the Kailash range,” Lt Gen Joshi had mentioned.
Meanwhile, with the Pangong Tso disengagement achieved, India and China are set to carry the 10th spherical of Corps Commander-level talks on Saturday.
The 10th spherical of Corps Commander-level talks are scheduled to begin at 10 am on the Moldo border level at the Chinese aspect of the Line of Actual Control, and would be the first engagement between the 2 facets at a senior point after conclusion of the disengagement procedure in Pangong lake spaces, assets mentioned.
A best officer within the safety grid showed to CNN-Information18 that at the desk at Moldo on Saturday morning there will likely be solution of problems at Depsang, Gogra Hot Springs, CNN (Charding Ninglung Nallah) observe junction at Demchok and Patrolling level 15.
“Earlier the Chinese aspect was once reluctant to speak about Depsang whilst Indian aspect was once transparent that disengagement will likely be in any respect friction issues. So now that Pangong Tso disengagement has took place and verification achieved by means of all sides, we transfer to section 2 which is resolving different issues of dispute. We wish to unravel all problems, all friction issues to be attended to,” the officer mentioned.