Chinese army was seen with tent setups on Indian side in Charding Nala in Demchok of eastern Ladakh. Despite on being asked by the Indian officials to leave the area, the ‘so-called civilians’ are not backing off. India and China are on a deadlock since May 2020, and had a last Corps Commander level talk on disengagement and eventual abate in April.
India asked to postpone the 12th Corps Commander-level talk offered by China to be held on Monday considering the observance of Kargil Day on July 26.
In 1990s, Demchok and Treg-heights were considered disputed points on the Line of Actual Control(LAC) in India-China Joint Working Groups. Last year, KM120 in Galwan Valley, PP15 and PP17A in Shyok Sula area, Rechin La and Rezang La after current deadlock were added to these LAC points. Before this, ten areas of LAC were recognized namely, Samar Lungpa, Depsang Bulge, Point 6556, Changlung Nala, Kongka La, Pangong Tso north bank, Spanggur, Mount Sajun, Damchele and Chumar.
Also, the former president of Congress, Rahul Gandhi said slamming Modi government that, “GOI is clueless on how to handle China. Ignoring their actions now will cause huge problems in the future”.