Amidst standoff, China heightens military activity in eastern sectors, central Sikkim

New Delhi, Nov 20: Amidst deteriorating relations owing to the standoff at the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh, China has now undertaken a large military infrastructure upgrade in the central Sikkim and eastern sectors.

As part of this upgrade, China has been strengthening its surface to air missile sites, expanding airbases in Tibet and an increase in unmanned aerial vehicles.

India has noticed enhanced activity in these areas and learnt that the People’s Liberation Army has been engaging in road construction at Churup village. 

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